Non-fiction writer

Christa Parravani is the author of the Indie bestselling Her: A Memoir, which shares her journey through grief after the loss of her identical twin sister Cara. Her was named the Amazon Debut Spotlight Pick for March 2013, an Amazon best book of the month, and an NPR critics pick. Vanity Fair calls Her "astonishing." Her was an Indie Bound Next Pick, a 2013 Books for a Better Life nominee, and both an Oprah and People Magazine must-read memoir. 

Parravani has an MFA in Visual Art from Columbia University, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers Newark. She has taught at Dartmouth College, UMass Amherst, and Suny Purchase. She is an Assistant Professor in Creative Nonfiction at West Virginia University.