Hershey, Olive

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HERSHEY, Olive. American, b. 1941. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Plays/Screenplays. Career: St. Stephens Episcopal School, Austin, Tex., teacher of English, 1973-1978; Wall Street Transcript, New York, N.Y., editor, 1980; University of Houston, Houston, Tex., lecturer in English, 1983-88; Rice University, Houston, visiting assistant professor of fiction writing and English as a second language, 1988-. Publications: Floating Face Up (poems), 1984; Truck Dance (novel), 1988. Address: c/o Darhansoff and Verrill Literary, 236 W. 26th St, Rm 802, New York, NY 10001-6736, U.S.A.