Kerry Howley

Kerry Howley’s essays, reviews, stories and reportage have appeared in The Paris ReviewHarper’s, New York Magazine, GrantaThe New York Times Magazine, and 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, translated into four languages, and optioned by the actress Rebecca Hall.

Howley is an assistant professor at the University of Iowa, where she teaches in the Nonfiction Writing Program. She lives in Iowa City with her husband, son, and vizsla.