Mimi Schwartz is a professor emerita in writing at Richard Stockton University and teaches creative nonfiction and memoir workshops nationwide and abroad. She has published eight books, most recently her narrative nonfiction Good Neighbors, Bad Times Revisited: New Echoes of My Father’s German Village (University of Nebraska Press, March 2021). Her other books include two essay/memoirs, When History Is Personal (2018) and Thoughts from a Queen-Sized Bed (2002), and her popular Writing True: The Art and Craft of Creative Nonfiction, coauthored with Sondra Perl. Schwartz’s book Good Neighbors, Bad Times, won the Bronze ForeWord Book Award for Memoir and the New Hampshire Best Literary Nonfiction Award. She has been widely anthologized and ten of her essays have been Notables in the Best American Essays series.