Animated Star 17th Annual Key West Literary Seminar Animated Star
January 7-10, 1999
Writers' Workshops - January 11-14, 1999
The American Novel, January 7-10, 1999 SUSAN SHREVE

SUSAN SHREVE will be leading one of our writers' workshops this year.
SUSAN SHREVE was the founder of the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at George Mason
Susan Shreve
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University and served as its director for three years. She has been a Professor of English Literature at George Mason for twenty-two years.She has been a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton, Columbia, Bennington and George Washington University, as well as a Bread Loaf Writing Fellow and Staff. In addition to her works of fiction, Susan has written twenty-three books for children published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and William Morrow, among others. From 1985-1995 she wrote and delivered short documentary essays for the MacNeil Lehrer News Hour. Her novel "Daughters of the New World" has just completed production with Warner Brothers as a four part mini-series to be aired on NBC in the Fall of 1998. "A Country of Strangers" has been optioned for film and "The Visiting Physician" is in development as a new series for NBC.

Animated book    BIBLIOGRAPHY    Animated book
  • A Fortunate Madness, Houghton Mifflin, 1974
  • A Woman Like That, Atheneum, 1977
  • Children of Power, Macmillan, 1979
  • Miracle Play, William Morrow and Co., 1981
  • Dreaming of Heroes, William Morrow and Co., 1984
  • Queen of Hearts, Simon and Schuster, 1987
  • A Country of Strangers, Simon and Schuster, 1989
  • Daughters of the New World, Doubleday, 1992
  • The Train Home, Doubleday, 1993
    Editor with Marita Golden of an anthology of essays and stories, Skip Deep: Women and Race, Doubleday, 1995
  • The Visiting Physician, Doubleday, 1996
    Editor with Porter Shreve of an anthology of original essays on justice,
  • Outside the Law: Narratives on Justice, Beacon Press, 1997
    The first of a series of books, including How We Want to Live: Narratives on Progress, to be published in August, 1998.

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