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educator , writer

Jane Meekins Lucas, American writer, educator. Recipient Louis D. Rubin, Junior award, University North Carolina, 1989, Andrew James Purdy award, Hollins College, 1991, Tom Jackson Short Story award, Appalachian Writers Association, 1997. Member of North Carolina Writers' Network (Doris Betts Short Story award 2006), Associated Writing Programs.

Background

Lucas, Jane Meekins was born on July 27, 1967 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of David Eugene and Jane Crews Meekins.

Education

Bachelor in English, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989. Master of Arts in Creative Writing, Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in English & Creative Writing, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1995.

Career

Visiting assistant professor Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1999—2001. Assistant professor Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, since 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (short story) Dos Passos Review, (short fiction) New Delta Review.

Membership

Member of North Carolina Writers' Network (Doris Betts Short Story award 2006), Associated Writing Programs.

Connections

Married Guy Stephen Lucas, February 27, 1999.

father:
David Eugene

mother:
Jane Crews Meekins

spouse:
Guy Stephen Lucas