Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Carol Spindel taught nonfiction writing at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign until she retired. She still teaches workshops at the University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival. She is the author of two books of nonfiction and her essays and articles have appeared in many publications and been heard on NPR.
She has worked with civil rights organizations to eradicate stereotypes of Native Americans and received an award from the American Civil Liberties Union for her efforts to educate her own community on this issue.
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