Cris Mazza’s most recent book is a real-time memoir titled Something Wrong With Her.  She has sixteen other titles including her latest novel, Various Men Who Knew Us as Girls, re-released with a new foreword in 2014. Among her other novels and collections of fiction are Waterbaby, Trickle-Down Timeline, and Is It Sexual Harassment Yet?  In addition to fiction, Mazza authored an earlier collection of personal essays, Indigenous: Growing Up Californian.  Currently living 50 miles west of Chicago, she is a professor in and director of the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She can be found online at

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