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Judith Carol Slater

Judith Carol Slater, American English language educator. Recipient individual artist fellowship Nebraska Arts Council, Omaha, 1991, Transatlantic Review award for Fiction, Henfield Foundation, New York City, 1984, scholarship in fiction Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Middlebury, Vermont, 1985, 86. Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Program.


  • Slater, Judith Carol was born on June 15, 1951 in Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Erwin and Phyllis Elaine (White) Slater.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Oregon, 1973. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1985. Master of Fine Arts, University Massachusetts, 1987.


    • Public information writer Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, 1975-1977. Teaching assistant, English department University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1985-1987. Assistant professor, English department University Nebraska, Lincoln, since 1987.

      Reader Prairie Schooner Literary Magazine, University Nebraska, since 1987.


    • Author short fiction in literary and commercial magazines, since 1980.


    Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Program.


    • Married Gerald David Shapiro, October 5, 1985.
    • father: Lawrence Erwin Slater
    • mother: Phyllis Elaine (White) Slater
    • spouse: Gerald David Shapiro
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    Born June 15, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      University Oregon
    • 1985
      San Francisco State University
    • 1987
      University Massachusetts
    • 1975 - 1977
      Public information writer, Southern Oregon State College
      Ashland, Virginia, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      teaching assistant
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1987
      assistant, professor
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States