BISHOP, Wendy. American (born Japan), b. 1953. Genres: Education, Writing/Journalism. Career: Navajo Community College, Tsaile, AZ, chair of Communications, Humanities, and Fine Arts Division, 1984-85; University of Alaska, Fairbanks, visiting associate professor of English, 1985-89; Florida State University, Tallahassee, professor of English and former director of first-year writing, 1989-. Publications: Something Old, Something New: College Writing Teachers and Classroom Change, 1990; Released Into Language: Options for Teaching Creative Writing, 1990, 2nd ed, 1999; Working Words: The Process of Creative Writing, 1992; Teaching Lives: Essays and Stories, 1997; Ethnographic Writing Research: Writing It Down, Writing It Up, and Reading It, 1999; Thirteen Ways of Looking for a Poem: A Guide to Writing Poetry, 2000. EDITOR: The Subject Is Writing, 1993, 2nd ed, 1999; (with H. Ostrom) Colors of a Different Horse: Rethinking Creative Writing, 1994; (with H. Ostrom) Genres and Writing: Mapping the Territories of Discourse, 1997; (with D. Stavkey) In Praise of Pedagogy: Poems and Flash Fiction and Essays, 2000; The Subject Is Reading: Essays by Teachers and Students, 2000. Contributor to books and anthologies. Address: Department of English, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1036, U.S.A.