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Edith Skom

Edith Skom
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.


The Mark Twain Murders

The Charles Dickens Murders

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