Danielle Trussoni

  Female      American      Writer

About Author

Danielle Anne Trussoni is an American writer. Her work includes four books: Falling Through the Earth (2006); Angelology (2010), Angelopolis (2012) and a forthcoming memoir The Fortress (2016). In addition to being published in The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, The New York Times Magazine and Tin House, her writings have been widely anthologized.

Trussoni was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison summa cum laude with a BA in History and English in 1996 and from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she received an MFA in Fiction Writing in 2002. She has lived for extended periods in Japan, Bulgaria, England and France.

Trussoni currently lives in New York City. She lived in France from 2009-2012 and her forthcoming memoir, The Magic Castle, focuses on this period in her life. She was married to the writer Nikolai Grozni in 2002. The couple was featured in Season 2 of This American Life (TV). They divorced in 2012. She has two children...

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