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Lisa Sandlin

Lisa Sandlin, American literature educator. Grantee, National Endowment for Arts, 1994-1995, Dobie Paisuno, Texas Institute of Letters, 1996. Member of Texas Institute of Letters.


  • Sandlin, Lisa was born on January 23, 1951 in Beaumont, Texas, United States. Daughter of Hansford Lee and Ernestine Sandlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rice University. Master of Fine Arts, Vermont College.


    • Visiting professor Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1990—1991, Southern Methodist, Dallas, 1993—1994. Professor, creative writing Wayne State College, Nebraska, 1997—2002.


    • Author: The Famous Thing About Death, 1991, Message to the Nurse of Dreams, 1997 (Violet Crown award, 1997, Best Book of Fiction, Texas Institute of Letters, 1997).


    Member of Texas Institute of Letters.


    • 1 child Evan Briggs.
    • father: Hansford Lee
    • mother: Ernestine Sandlin
    • child: Evan Briggs Sandlin
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    Born January 23, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1990 - 1991
      Visiting professor, Central Michigan University
      Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
    • 1993 - 1994
      Visiting professor, Central Michigan University
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1997 - 2002
      Nebraska, United States