Robert Root

Robert Root is the author of Recovering Ruth: A Biographer’s Tale, Following Isabella: Travels in Colorado Then and Now, and The Nonfictionist’s Guide: On Reading and Writing Creative Nonfiction. He edited the anthology Landscapes With Figures: The Nonfiction of Place and co-edited The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, now in its fifth edition. He teaches nonfiction creative nonfiction in the low-residency MFA program at Ashland University and at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.