Distinguished Senor Lecturer Emeritus, The Writing Program
PhD, Northwestern University
Edith Skom, a College Lecturer, teaches
Intermediate Composition and Freshman Seminars, one
each academic year. Topics of the Seminars include Analyzing
Popular Writing, and Classic Mysteries and Thrillers.
Her teaching emphasizes advancing an argument
in a clear and interesting way. She believes that all
writing is creative, nonfiction as well as fiction.
Her interests include anonymous book reviewing
in the nineteenth century, Victorian literature, and
classic mystery novels.
She has written three mysteries: The
Mark Twain Murders (nominated for an Agatha, an
Anthony, and a Macavity award); The George Eliot
Murders; and The Charles Dickens Murders.
Mark Twain Murders
Charles Dickens Murders
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