Jill Ciment

Jill Ciment was born in Montreal, Canada. She is the author of Small Claims, a collection of short stories and novellas; The Law of Falling Bodies, Teeth of the Dog, The Tattoo Artist, and Heroic Measures, novels; and Half a Life, a memoir. She has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts, a NEA Japan Fellowship Prize, two New York State Fellowships for the Arts, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Ciment is a professor at the University of Florida. She lives with her husband, Arnold Mesches, in Gainesville, Florida and Brooklyn, New York.

Author website:  http://www.jillciment.com

Books in order of publication:

The Law of Falling Bodies – 1993

Half a Life: A Memoir – 1997

Teeth of the Dog – 1999

The Tattoo Artist – 2006

Heroic Measures – 2009

The Hand That Feeds You – 2015

Act of God – 2015

Small Claims – 2018

The Body in Question – 2019

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