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Mentors, muses & monsters

Elizabeth Benedict

Mentors, muses & monsters

30 writers on the people who changed their lives

by Elizabeth Benedict

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Published by State University of New York Press/Excelsior Editions in Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Biography,
  • Mentoring of authors,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • American Authors,
  • Autobiographies

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMentors, muses, and monsters, Thirty writers on the people who changed their lives, 30 writers on the people who changed their lives, Writers on the people who changed their lives
    Statement[edited by] Elizabeth Benedict
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS129 .M475 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094418M
    ISBN 109781438443508
    LC Control Number2011042411

    Family and education. Christopher Castellani, the son of Italian immigrants, was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Salesianum School in He holds a B.A. in English Literature from Swarthmore College, an M.A. in English Literature from Tufts University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Boston resides in Boston, Massachusetts. In this splendid collection edited by Benedict (Mentors, Muses & Monsters), 27 female authors (including Jane Smiley, Deborah Tannen, Bharati Mukherjee, and Maria Hinojosa) discuss their trials. Mothers, Mentors and Muses is the Women’s Center's signature event that recognizes Kent State University female-identifying faculty or staff who have made a significant difference in the life of a student or colleague. More than women across the university have received this honor.


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