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2024 Bombeck Workshop Faculty Ann Garvin

Ann Garvin

Ann Garvin is the USA Today bestselling author of There’s No Coming Back from This; I Thought You Said This Would Work; I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around; The Dog Year; and On Maggie’s Watch. Her forthcoming book, Bummer Camp, will launch in 2024.

She says she thinks everything is funny and a little bit sad. Her essays and short stories have won multiple awards, and she has performed several times for The Moth, The Vagina Monologues and Listen to Your Mother.

Garvin, who has a doctorate in exercise physiology and exercise psychology, is a professor emerita from the University of Wisconsin system and now teaches writing at Drexel University. She founded The Tall Poppy Writers, the only scaled, author-driven marketing cooperative for female authors.