Anne GislesonDepartment Chair Creative Writing
Anne Gisleson is the author of The Futilitarians (Little, Brown) and her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Times, The Oxford American, The Believer and many other publications. Her work has been selected for inclusion in anthologies such as Best American Non-Required Reading, Best Music Writing, Life in the Wake, and others. She co-edited and co-wrote How to Rebuild a City: Field Guide from a Work in Progress, about ground-up rebuilding efforts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and wrote the accompanying essays for photographer Michel Varisco’s Shifting, a book about the beauty and degradation of the coastal wetlands. In 2005, she co–founded the literary and visual arts non-profit Antenna.