Sharon Fiffer is the author of eight Jane Wheel mysteries published by St. Martin’s Minotaur. Her most recent novel, Lucky Stuff, is forthcoming September 2012.
Sharon Fiffer did not begin her writing career as a mystery author. After co-editing (with her husband, writer Steve Fiffer) three acclaimed collections of literary memoirs, Home: American Writers Remember Rooms of Their Own and Family: American Writers Remember Their Own, both published by Pantheon; and Body, published by Bard, Sharon found her inner Nancy Drew.
Sharon’s other books include the non-fiction titles, Imagining America: Paul Thai’s Journey From The Killing Fields to Freedom and Fifty Ways To Help Your Community: A Handbook for Change, which she co-wrote with Steve Fiffer.
Her short stories have been published in several literary magazines and she has been recognized by the Illinois Arts Council with a Literary Award for the short story, The Power of Speech, and with an Artist’s Fellowship in Fiction.
She has taught in the Writing Programs/English Departments of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Barat College and Northwestern University.
The co-founder of the Wesley Writers Workshop, Sharon teaches several ongoing adult writing workshops. She also works as a private writing coach and editor.
Sharon lives in the Chicago area with her husband, writer Steve Fiffer.
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