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
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.
|Photo by Jerry Bauer
- 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
of a series of books, including How We Want to Live: Narratives on
Progress, to be published in August, 1998.