Hassler, Jon (Francis)

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HASSLER, Jon (Francis)

HASSLER, Jon (Francis). American, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: High sch. English teacher in Minnesota, 1955-65; Instructor in English, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN, 1965-68, and Brainerd Community College, Brainerd, MN, 1968-80; St.John's University, Collegeville, MN, Writer-in-Residence, 1980-97, Regent's Professor Emeritus, 1997-. Publications: NOVELS: Staggerford, 1977; Simon's Night, 1979; The Love Hunter, 1981; A Green Journey, 1985; Grand Opening, 1987; North of Hope, 1990; Dear James, 1993; Rookery Blues, 1995; The Dean's List, 1997; Keepsakes and Other Stories, 1999; Underground Christmas, 1999; My Staggerford Journal, 1999; Rufus at the Door and Other Stories, 2000; Good People, 2001; The Staggerford Flood, 2002. FOR CHILDREN: Four Miles to Pinecone, 1977; Jemmy, 1980. Address: Dept. of English, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN 56321, U.S.A.