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news | Mar 14th, 2014

WRAB Paris Conference!

In February 2014, Valerie presented the results of her ongoing academic research at the Writing Research Across Borders (WRAB) international conference, which was held at the University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre...
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news | May 23rd, 2013

Read Valerie’s Profile of Norm...

Valerie recently wrote a profile of Norman Dorsen, the famous civil libertarian and former president of the American Civil Liberties Union. The essay appears in the Spring issue of Columbia College Today. To...
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news | Sep 11th, 2012

Read an Interview with Valerie

The editors at Creative Nonfiction recently interviewed Ms. Jacobs about how she researched and wrote “A Better Place,” which is included in CN’s anthology At the End of Life: True Stories...
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news | Mar 27th, 2012

Examined Life Conference

In April 2012, Ms. Jacobs will lead a panel entitled “End of Life Narratives: Lessons for Living, Caring, & Letting Go” at the The Examined Life Conference sponsored by the University of Iowa...
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news | Mar 26th, 2012

The Paperback is Out!

On March 27, 2012, Creative Nonfiction released At the End of Life: True Stories of How We Die, a collection of essays about death and dying that includes “A Better Place” by Ms. Jacobs. As one...
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news | Mar 31st, 2011

Just Published!

On March 31, 2011, Valerie's essay "A Better Place" was published in a collection of essays entitled Twelve Breaths a Minute. The book, a collaboration between SMU Press and Creative Nonfiction, contains twenty-three essays on "End of Life."
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