Ann Putnam teaches creative writing and gender studies, as well as seminars on scholarly inquiry and Ernest Hemingway. She has published short fiction, personal essays, literary criticism, and book reviews in anthologies such as Hemingway and Women; Female Critics and the Female Voice; Hemingway in Context (Cambridge University Press); and Hemingway, Cuba, and the Cuban Works; as well as in journals including the Hemingway Review, Western American Literature Quarterly, North Dakota Quarterly, and the South Dakota Review. Along with Beverly Conner and Hans Ostrom, she published three short stories in the book Nine by Three: Stories. She is the author of the memoir Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter’s Last Goodbye (Southern Methodist University Press, 2010), which also was published in paperback (University of Iowa Press, 2015). Putnam has presented papers in Cuba, Switzerland, France, Spain, and Venice. She has published several articles in magazines and newspapers, including "The Divination," an excerpt from her upcoming novel Cuban Quartermoon.
B.A., Seattle Pacific University, 1967; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington, 1979, 1984