Marianne Wiggins

Professor of English

Contact Information
E-mail: wigginsm@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-0477
Office: THH 431

Description of Research

Marianne Wiggins is the author of ten books of fiction including John Dollar (1989), Evidence of Things Unseen (2004), a National Book Award finalist in fiction and Pulitzer Prize finalist; and The Shadow Catcher (2007), recently nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Her other works include Went South (1980), Separate Checks (1984), Herself in Love (1987), Eveless Eden (1995), Almost Heaven (1998), and the short story collection Bet They'll Miss Us When We're Gone (1991). She has won an NEA grant, the Whiting Writer’s Award, and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.




  • Wiggins, M. (2007). The Shadow Catcher. Simon & Schuster.
  • Wiggins, M. (2003). Evidence of Things Unseen. Simon & Schuster.
  • Wiggins, M. (1998). Almost Heaven. Simon & Schuster.
  • Wiggins, M. (1995). Eveless Eden. HarperCollins.
  • Wiggins, M. (1991). Bet They’ll Miss Us When We’re Gone. Harper Trade.
  • Wiggins, M. (1989). John Dollar. Harper.
  • Wiggins, M. (1987). Herself in Love. Penguin Group.
  • Wiggins, M. (1984). Separate Checks. Random House.
  • Wiggins, M. (1980). Went South. Random House.
  • Wiggins, M. (1975). Babe. HarperCollins.
  • Janalynn Bliss, Creative Writing Graduate Coordinator
  • University of Southern California
  • Department of English
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway, THH 431
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354