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literature and language professor

James Russell Shepard, American literature and language professor. Recipient Henfield Foundation award, Henfield Foundation, 1980, Award, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 2005, award, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial, ALEX award; Artists' Fellowship, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2000. Member Pen United States, New York City, 2004—2009.

Background

Shepard, James Russell was born on December 29, 1956 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Albert and Ida Shepard.

Education

Bachelor, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978. Master of Fine Arts, Brown University, Providence, 1980.

Career

Lecturer University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1980—1983. J. Leland Miller professor English Williams College, Massachusetts, since 1983. Visiting distinguished professorships University Montana, Brown University, Western Michigan University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novel) Flights, Paper Doll, Lights Out in the Reptile House, Kiss of the Wolf, Nosferatu.

Membership

Member Pen United States, New York City, 2004—2009.

Connections

Married Karen Glazier, 1994. Children: Aidan, Emmett, Lucy.

father:
Albert Shepard

mother:
Ida Shepard

spouse:
Karen Glazier

children:
Aidan Shepard

Emmett Shepard

Lucy Shepard