Hope Edelman has written and edited seven books, including the bestsellers Motherless Daughters, Motherless Mothers, and The Possibility of Everything. Her most recent book is I’ll Tell You Mine: Thirty Years of Essays from the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, a curated collected she co-edited in in which her award-winning essay, “Bruce Springsteen and the Story of Us” appears.
Hope’s articles and essays have appeared in publications as varied as The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Iowa Review, Real Simple, Self, Glamour, the Huffington Post, Writer’s Digest, Brevity, and Parade. Her work has been widely anthologized, including in the popular collections Behind the Bedroom Door, Goodbye to All That, The Bitch in the House, and the forthcoming The Bitch Is Back.
Hope has taught in MFA programs at Antioch University-LA, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Ohio State University, and the University of Iowa, as well as at various workshops and writing festivals in Italy, Guatemala, Hawaii, and Provincetown, Mass. She teaches at the Iowa Summer Writing Festival in Iowa City every July. The rest of the year she can be found in Los Angeles with her husband and two daughters. firstname.lastname@example.org