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Rebecca Johns Trissler

  • Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Writing and Publishing
  • MFA

  • English
  • Faculty
  • Literary Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Magazine Writing and Editing

  • 773-325-1762
  • Arts and Letters Hall 312-28

Rebecca Johns's first novel, ICEBERGS, was a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and a recipient of a Michener-Copernicus fellowship. Her second, THE COUNTESS, has been published in ten languages.

Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, StoryQuarterly, the Mississippi Review, the Harvard Review, Printer's Row Journal, the Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, Mademoiselle, Ladies' Home Journal, Self, and Seventeen, among others. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Missouri School of Journalism, she is the director of the MFA and MA in Creative Writing and Publishing at DePaul University.​