Contributor biographical information for Wench : a novel / Dolen Perkins-Valdez.

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Dolen Perkins-Valdez's fiction and essays have appeared in The Kenyon Review, African American Review, North Carolina Literary Review, and the Richard Wright Newsletter. Born and raised in Memphis, a graduate of Harvard, and a former University of California President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Perkins-Valdez teaches creative writing at the University of Puget Sound. She splits her time between Washington, D.C. and Seattle, Washington. This is her first novel.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women slaves -- Ohio -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
Ohio -- History -- 1787-1865 -- Fiction.
Resorts -- Ohio -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction.