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Jean McGarry

JEAN MCGARRY is the Elliott Coleman Professor in Writing Seminars.  She is the author of nine books of fiction, among them the novel Ocean State, and short story collections Dream Date (JHU Press), and No Harm Done (Dalkey Archive Press).  Her 2006 novel, A Bad and Stupid Girl (University of Michigan Press), received the University of Michigan Fiction Prize.  Her short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Yale Review, Boulevard, The Southwest Review, and others.  She previously served as chair and co-chair of the Writing Seminars department.  Dr. McGarry is a graduate of the Baltimore-Washington Psychoanalytic Institute.