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If you would like Sharon to read, sign, speak at your library, bookstore or event, send a detailed request to: Sarah Melnyk, Minotaur Books, sarah.melnyk@stmartins.com.

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Click here to read an interview with Sharon and her husband Steve, also a writer, that was published in the Chicago Sun-Times in 2006.


Short and Sweet Bio
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Sharon Fiffer is the author of eight Jane Wheel mysteries published by Minotaur.  Her award-winning short fiction and non-fiction has appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and several literary magazines. So much more at www.sharonfiffer.com.

Sharon Fiffer is the author of eight Jane Wheel mysteries published by St. Martin’s Minotaur.

Sharon Fiffer did not begin her writing career as a mystery author. After co-editing (with her husband, writer Steve Fiffer) three acclaimed collections of literary memoirs, Home: American Writers Remember Rooms of Their Own and Family: American Writers Remember Their Own, both published by Pantheon; and Body, published by Bard, Sharon found her inner Nancy Drew.

Sharon’s other books include the non-fiction titles, Imagining America: Paul Thai’s Journey From The Killing Fields to Freedom and Fifty Ways To Help Your Community: A Handbook for Change, which she co-wrote with Steve Fiffer.

Her short stories have been published in several literary magazines and she has been recognized by the Illinois Arts Council with a Literary Award for the short story, The Power of Speech, and with an Artist’s Fellowship in Fiction.

She has taught in the Writing Programs/English Departments of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Barat College and Northwestern University.

Sharon Fiffer
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The co-founder of the Wesley Writers Workshop, Sharon teaches several ongoing adult writing workshops.  She also works as a private writing coach and editor.

Sharon lives in the Chicago area with her husband, writer Steve Fiffer, and their faithful companion, Fergus a cairn terrier mix.

If you would like Sharon to read, sign, speak at your library, bookstore or event, send a detailed request to: Sarah Melnyk, Minotaur Books, sarah.melnyk@stmartins.com.

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Books by Sharon Fiffer

Essays: What I Learned at the EZ Way Inn

Jane Wheel Series:
Lucky Stuff – 2012
Backstage Stuff – 2011
Scary Stuff – 2009
Hollywood Stuff – 2006
Buried Stuff – 2004
The Wrong Stuff – 2003
Dead Guy's Stuff – 2002
Killer Stuff – 2001

Sharon's Essays


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