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Mentors, muses, and monsters

Mentors, muses, and monsters

who inspired today"s best writers

by

  • 9 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Autobiographies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Elizabeth Benedict.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsBenedict, Elizabeth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS129 .M475 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23180677M
    ISBN 101439108617
    ISBN 109781439108611
    LC Control Number2009009640
    OCLC/WorldCa310397796

    Family and education. Christopher Castellani, the son of Italian immigrants, was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, and graduated from Salesianum School in He holds a B.A. in English Literature from Swarthmore College, an M.A. in English Literature from Tufts University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Boston resides in Boston, Massachusetts. Mothers, Mentors and Muses is the Women’s Center's signature event that recognizes Kent State University female-identifying faculty or staff who have made a significant difference in the life of a student or colleague. More than women across the university have received this honor.


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