Paulette Livers

Paulette Livers is the author of the novel Cementville (Counterpoint), winner of the Elle magazine Lettres Prize and finalist for the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year, and the Kentucky Literary Award. The recipient of the Meyerson Prize for Fiction, her stories have appeared in Southwest Review, The Dos Passos Review, Spring Gun Press, and elsewhere, and can be heard at the audio-journal “Bound Off.” Paulette teaches at Story Studio Chicago, and is Creative Director at Mighty Sword Studio, where she offers editorial and design services for publishers and writers at all stages of development.  She attended the Community of Writers in 2007, and returned as a published alum in 2015.