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Steven J. Sher, American writer, educator. Member Willamette Literary Guild (president 1992-2000).

Background

Sher, Steven J. was born on September 28, 1949 in Brooklyn. Son of Albert and Miriam R. Sher.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1970. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, 1978.

Career

Director creative writing humanities Spalding University, Louisville, 1979-1981. Instructor English/Journalism Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1981-1986. Assistant professor English University North Carolina, Wilmington, 1986-1989.

Visiting writer, adjunct University Oregon, since 1989, Linn-Benton Community College, since 1989, Willamette University, since 1989, Western Oregon University, since 1989. Editor, staff writer, media Observer Quarterly, Albany, Oregon. Consultant, literary magazine Aronson, Ch2M Hill, 1989-1997.

Staff production editor Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1977, Swan Publications, 1976-1978, People and Places, 1974-1975, Finance magazine, 1972, The Wilmington Review, others.

Works

Membership

Member Willamette Literary Guild (president 1992-2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Biking, organic gardening, cooking, tai chi.

Connections

Married Nancy G. Sher, March 11, 1978. Children: Kyla, Ari.

father:
Albert Sher

mother:
Miriam R. Sher

spouse:
Nancy G. Sher

children:
Kyla Sher

Ari Sher