Rebecca Johns


Rebecca Johns's first novel, Icebergs, was a finalist for the 2007 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for first fiction and a recipient of the Michener-Copernicus Award. Her second, The Countess--a fictionalization of the life of Elizabeth Bathory, the "Blood Countess"--was published in October 2010 from Crown Books. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, the Harvard Review, the Mississippi Review, 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 teaches in the English Department at DePaul University in Chicago.
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Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
Perpetua in Glory Fiction Winter 2010-11

Books by the Author:

Icebergs ( April 2006 , Hardcover)
The Countess ( October 2010 , Hardcover)



This bio was last updated on 12/20/2010.