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Professor Louise DeSalvo

Louise DeSalvo is the Jenny Hunter Distinguished Scholar for Literature and Creative Writing at Hunter College. She founded the MFA in Memoir at Hunter College, where she has taught for over thirty years. She currently teaches memoir to undergraduates at Hunter. She has published nineteen books, among them, Virginia Woolf: The Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on her Life and Work, named one of the most important books of the 20th century by The Women's Review of Books; the memoirs Vertigo,...See more