Books by AULA Authors
By Wendy Fontaine
Yuvi Zalkow, MFA ’10
“A Brilliant Novel in the Works”
MP Publishing, 2012
A funny, shame-filled and heartbreaking debut novel about a man failing to write a funny, shame-filled and heartbreaking debut novel.
John Paulett, MFA ’13 with Judy Floodstrand
Anova Books Group, 2012
Some of Chicago’s greatest architectural losses are represented in this photographic tribute to a bygone city of Chicago. This collection traces a nostalgic path from the time it was known both as the Windy City and Porkopolis, and presents an astonishing range of vanished Chicago.
Hope Edelman, associate faculty, MFA with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
“Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son”
Free Press, 2012
In this dual memoir, film legend martin Sheen and actor-filmmaker Emilio Estevez recount their lives as father and son.
Andromeda Romano-Lax, MFA ’12
Soho Press, 2013
When art curator Ernst Vogler is sent to Rome in 1938 by his employer, the Third
Reich’s Sonderprojekte, to collect a famous statue to add to the Führer’s collection, he has no idea the three-day trip will change his life.
Cheryl Strayed, associate faculty, MFA ’09
“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail”
In the wake of her mother’s death and her own divorce, Cheryl Strayed made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State.
Fleur Philips, MFA ’12
“I Am Lucky Bird”
New Dawn Publishers Ltd, 2012
Twelve-year-old Lucky Bird’s childhood comes to an abrupt end after her mother mysteriously vanishes and she is left alone with her suddenly abusive grandmother and the twisted predatory game played out by her grandmother’s lover.