"Tell Me," winner of an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award,
was originally published in Another Chicago Magazine and is the final essay
in Mazza's memoir Indigenous: Growing Up Californian. Mazza is the author
of over a dozen novels and collections of fiction. Her most recent novels
are Disability and Homeland. Among her other notable titles are Dog People,
Your Name Here:___, plus the critically acclaimed Is It Sexual Harassment Yet?
She was also co-editor of Chick-Lit: Postfeminist Fiction, and Chick-Lit 2
(No Chick Vics), anthologies of women's fiction. Originally from San Diego,
Mazza now lives 50 miles west of Chicago and is a professor in the Program
for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Disability - Fiction Collective 2