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Zena Collier, British author. Recipient Hoepfner prize Citation on Honour Roll on Best American Short Stories; nomination for Pushcart prize. Member Authors Guild, Writers & Books, Poets & Writers Inc.

Background

Collier, Zena was born on January 21, 1926 in London. Came to the United States, 1946. Daughter of Benjamin and Rebecca Feldman.

Education

Teacher Writers Workshop, Adult Education, Rochester, New York, 1968-1978, WritersWorkshop, Nazareth College, Rochester, New York, 1984-1994. Guest lecturer Chautauqua Institute, 1991.

Career

Teacher Writers Workshop Adult Education, Rochester, New York, 1968-1978, Nazareth College, Rochester, 1984-1994. Guest lecturer Chautauqua Institute, 1991. Resident fellow MacDowell, Yaddo, Virginia Center Creative Arts.

Writer-in-residence Just Buffalo literature center, 1984, Niagara-Erie Writers, 1986, New York State, Southern Tier Library. System, 1985.

Membership

Member Authors Guild, Writers & Books, Poets & Writers Inc.

Connections

Married Louis Shumsky, May 3, 1945 (divorced 1967).; married Thomas M. Hampson, December 30, 1969. Children: Jeffrey A. (deceased), Paul E.

father:
Benjamin Feldman

mother:
Rebecca Feldman

spouses:
Thomas M. Hampson

Louis Shumsky

children:
Jeffrey A. Collier (deceased)

Paul E. Collier