Title — Professor of English
Office — Rome Hall, 658
Phone — (202) 994-5338
E-mail — firstname.lastname@example.org
My interests are primarily in Creative Writing, particularly the memoir and the short story. I am also interested in Jewish American Literature from its earliest beginnings in 1645 until the present time. I am a fiction writer and essayist.
M.A., George Washington University, 1979.
Ph.D., George Washington University, abd.
Accepted for publication, original essay, 3000 words, "The Things we Carry When we Come from Someplace Else," Politics and Prose, District LInes Anthology, forthcoming, Spring, 2013.
Reissue with a new foreward, And the Bridge is Love, Feminist Press, Cuny, N.Y., 2012 (book originally published by Beacon Press, Boston: 1991).
"Shana Tova," poem, Jewish Women's Literary Annual, 2011.
"Shana Tova," poem, MIchigan Jewish History Journal, 2011.
Peace in the House (David Godine: Boston, 2002).
"Squirrel Nutkin, disClosure10 , Childhood Issue, University of Kentucky, 2001.
"Completo: a Tryptych," Story Quarterly #37, 2001.
Editor, Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women on Mothers and Daughters (Beacon Press: Boston, 1994). 3rd Printing, 2/95. Paperback Edition, Fall, 1995.
"Spring Break," Listening to Ourselves, eds. Alan Cheuse and Caroline Marshall (Doubleday: New York, 1994.
And the Bridge is Love (Beacon Press: Boston, 1991). Paperback Edition, Fall, 1993.
"And Go Seek," The Sound of Writing II, ed. Alan Cheuse (Doubleday: New York, 1993).
Whoever Finds This: I Love You (David Godine: Boston, 1988). Paperback Edition, Fall, 1988.
A Leak in the Heart (David Godine: Boston,1985).
"Peace in the House," Prairie Schooner: Jewish American Writers Issue, Vol 71, No. 1.
21 Commentaries: National Public Radio, "All Things Considered." 1982-5.
Teleplay, On Our Own, Written for Television Series, Footsteps, produced and aired by N.E.T., 1979.
Dozens of essays and poems.
named as "One of the Hottest Seats in Class" by Time Magazine for her “Jewish Literature Live” class, September, 2013.
nominated as Professor of the Year by Student Athletes, 2010.
CCAS Commencement speaker, representing faculty, 2008.
The George Washington Award for outstanding contributions to the George Washington Community, May 16, 1999.
First Outstanding GW Woman Award, GWU Program Board, 1998.
Winner, Columbian College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, 1997.
Top Three, Syndicated Fiction Award, 1994.
Pen Syndicated Fiction Award for "Spring Break," 1989 and for "And Go Seek," 1993.
Honored by the GWU Panhellenic Association for contribution to education and for position as a role model for women students, February 8, 1991.
Edpress Special Merit Award for "Lesson of the Challenger" May, 1987
Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 1987