In addition to her latest book Immigration Essays, Sybil Baker is the author of three books of fiction, Into This World (Foreword INDIE Book of the Year Finalist, Eric Hofer Honorable Mention), Talismans, and The Life Plan. She is a 2012 and 2014 MakeWork grantee and received a Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist's Fellowship for 2017. A UC Foundation Associate Professor of English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga she is also on faculty at the Yale Writers Conference and is Fiction Editor at Drunken Boat. Her novel While You Were Gone will be published in January 2018.
Sybil was the first mentor to join our network at Authors at Large, working individually with writers. She will also lead workshops at our retreats.