Bio

Kerry Howley

Kerry Howley’s essays, reviews, and reportage have appeared in The Paris ReviewHarper’sThe New York Times MagazineSlateThe AtlanticThe Wall Street JournalGulf CoastVice.com, and frequently in Bookforum. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa, where she was admitted as an Arts Fellow and subsequently served as the 2012 Provost’s Visiting Writer in Nonfiction. Thrown, her book-length essay, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and is forthcoming in German, British, Dutch, and Swedish editions.

Howley is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she resides with a husband, son, and vizsla.