Marilyn Abildskov


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Marilyn Abildskov is the author of The Men in My Country. She received her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program and is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writers’ Award, a Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award, and honors from the Corporation of Yaddo, the Djerassi Writing Residency, and the Utah Arts Council. Her essays and short stories have been published widely, most recently in Ploughshares, Sewanee Review, Crazyhorse, Southern Review, and Best American Essays. She holds the 2021-22 Olivia Filippi Chair in Creative Writing at Saint Mary's College of California.

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