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Maxine Chernoff

Maxine Chernoff, American writer, editor, English language educator. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Associated Writing Programs, Coordinating Council Literature Magazines (Editors award 1988).

Background

  • Chernoff, Maxine was born on February 24, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Philip B. and Idell (Lubove) Hahn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Illinois, 1972. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1974.

    Career

    • Instructor University Illinois, Chicago, 1977-1980. Associate professor Truman College, since 1980. Instructor Columbia College, Chicago, 1977-1985.

      Adjunct associate professor School of the Art Institute, Chicago, since 1988. Coordinator Third Commodity Credit Corporation National Literature Conference, Chicago, 1988. Fellow Simon's Rock of Bard College, since 1988.

      Panelist Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, 1981-1983. President The Poetry Center, Chicago, 1981-1984.

    Works

    • Signs of Devotion: Stories
    • A new collection of short stories from the author of Bop contains twenty tales permeated with such themes and motifs as characters searching for signs of acceptance and the truths revealed in a shared look, or an offhand remark.
    • Author: (novel) Plain Grief, 1991, (short stories) Bop, 1987. Signs of Devotion, 1993, In the News! (with Ethel Tursky), 1992. Editor: New American Writing, since 1986.

      Author five books of poems.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers of English, Associated Writing Programs, Coordinating Council Literature Magazines (Editors award 1988).

    Connections

    • Married Paul A. Hoover, October 5, 1974. Children: Koren, Julian, Philip.
    • father: Philip B. Hahn
    • mother: Idell (Lubove) Hahn
    • spouse: Paul A. Hoover
    • children: Koren Chernoff
    • Julian Chernoff
    • Philip Chernoff
    Maxine Chernoff
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    Born February 24, 1952
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Illinois
    • 1974
      University Illinois
    • 1977 - 1980
      Instructor, University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980
      associate, professor Truman College