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Alice's bio

Alice LaPlante is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher of writing, both fiction and nonfiction. A Wallace Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, Alice taught creative writing at both Stanford and in San Francisco State’s MFA program for more than 20 years. A NY Times bestselling author, Alice has published four novels and five non-fiction books, as well as edited best-selling books for many other writers of fiction and nonfiction. In 2023 she has two more creative writing textbooks from W.W. Norton coming out: Write Yourself Out of a Corner, 100 generative writing exercises for both poets and fiction writers, and The Lab: Adventures in Hybrid Writing, co-authored with Matthew Clark Davison. She regularly consults with Silicon Valley firms such as Google, Informatica, VMware, and Cisco on their content marketing. Alice lives with her family in Mallorca, Spain.