Chauna Craig is professor of Creative Writing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she has also served as Director of Women Studies and Dean’s Associate of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her writing has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Fourth Genre, Superstition Review, Smokelong Quarterly and elsewhere. Her work has been designated a finalist in Terrain.org’s Environmental Writing contest, a Notable Essay in Best American Essays, and an honorable mention in the Pushcart Prize series. She has received fellowships to Vermont Studio Center and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her short story collection, The Widow’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms, will be published by Queens Ferry Press in 2016.
Chauna received her Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1999.