Jeannie Vanasco

India Downes-Le Guin

 Jeannie Vanasco is the author of the memoirs Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl (Tin House, 2019)—which was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice and a best book of the year by TIMEEsquireKirkus, among others—and The Glass Eye (Tin House, 2017), which Poets & Writers called one of the five best literary nonfiction debuts of the year. Her third book, A Silent Treatment (Tin House), is forthcoming. Her essays have appeared in The BelieverThe New York TimesThe New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere. Born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio, she lives in Baltimore and is an associate professor of English at Towson University.