DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, LITERATURE & PUBLISHING
B.A. State University of New York, Albany
M.A. Boston University
Jessica Treadway's novel How Will I Know You? will be published by Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Books in December 2016. Her novel Lacy Eye was published in 2015 and was a Target Book Club pick. Lacy Eye was also published in the UK and Australia, with translations in seven other countries. Treadway, who holds a Master's in creative writing, is author of Please Come Back To Me, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction (2010). Her previous books are the novel And Give You Peace (Graywolf Press) and the collection Absent Without Leave and Other Stories (Delphinium Books/Simon & Schuster). Treadway is a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council; a former reporter for United Press International and a former fellow at Radcliffe's Bunting Institute; and she served as a member of the Board of Directors of PEN-New England and as co-chair of its Freedom to Write committee.