oline (oh!-‘lighn) [she/her]:
a scholar of biographical writing and writer of creative nonfiction, oline eaton writes about lives, stories, and representations of stories of lives in media and culture, our consumption of those representations and complicity in their construction, endurance, and evolution.
she has a PhD from king’s college london, an MA from the university of a chicago, and a BA from mississippi state university.
oline teaches first year college writing at Howard University, where she is a non-tenure track lecturer. previously, she has taught first year college writing as an adjunct at american university, trinity washington university, NYU (new york, DC, and shanghai), and the university of memphis. she has also worked as a bookseller at the independent bookshops bridge street books (in DC) and daunt books (in London).
her book on jackie onassis, entitled Finding Jackie: A Life Reinvented, will be published by diversion books in january 2023. it can be preordered here.
oline currently lives in washington, DC with her two cats, claude and marcel.
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