Anna Cypra Oliver

Anna Cypra Oliver is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, ASSEMBLING MY FATHER (Houghton Mifflin, 2004; Mariner Books, 2006). An essay and a reproduction of one of her oil paintings–the first time her artwork has been viewed publicly–are forthcoming this fall in the New School publication, The Inquisitive Eater. Other essays have appeared in Fourth Genre, dislocate, and Chokecherries. She earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota (1997), and now lives with her husband in New York City and Connecticut.