Galef, David

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GALEF, David

GALEF, David. American, b. 1959. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Children's fiction, Poetry, Language/Linguistics. Career: Freelance tutor in English and mathematics, 1977-80; Overseas Training Center, Osaka, Japan, English teacher, 1981-82; Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Centers, Boston, MA, teacher of English and mathematics in Boston and NYC, 1983-85; teacher of English at Japanese business seminars in and around NYC, 1985-86; Columbia University, NYC, teacher of logic and rhetoric, 1986-88, preceptor in literature and humanities, 1988-89; University of Mississippi, University, assistant professor of English, 1989-95, assistant director of graduate studies in English, 1993-95, associate professor, 1995-2002, MFA program administrator, 2001-, professor of English, 2002-. Gives fiction readings and lectures on creative writing. Publications: Even Monkeys Fall from Trees, and Other Japanese Proverbs, 1987; The Supporting Cast: A Study of Flat and Minor Characters, 1993; (ed.) Second Thoughts: A Focus on Rereading (anthology), 1998; Even a Stone Buddha Can Talk, and Other Japanese Proverbs, 2000; Laugh Track (short stories), 2000. NOVELS: Flesh, 1995; Turning Japanese, 1998. JUVENILE: The Little Red Bicycle, 1988; Tracks, 1996. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, stories, poems, and reviews to periodicals. Address: Dept of English, University of Mississippi, PO Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]