Barbara Shoup

Barb Shoup is the author of six novels, including Night Watch, which received excellent reviews including the following from Dr. Lewis Thomas: "A fine book, one of the best I've read about the effects of severe illness on patients and their families." 

She is the recipient of numerous grants from the Indiana Arts Council, two creative renewal grants from the Arts Council of Indianapolis, and the 2006 PEN Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship. Currently, she is the executive director for the Writers' Center of Indiana, an associate faculty member at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, and an associate editor with OV Books.