Jordan, Anne Devereaux

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JORDAN, Anne Devereaux

JORDAN, Anne Devereaux. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Science fiction/Fantasy, Children's fiction, History, Literary criticism and history, Ghost Writer. Career: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, instructor in English, 1970-73; University of Connecticut, Storrs, instructor in English, 1973-74; Parousia Press, Storrs, graphic and layout artist and camera person, 1977-79; Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Cornwall, CT, assistant editor, 1979-83, associate editor, 1984-85, managing editor, 1985-89; ghostwriter, 1986-; freelance writer and editor, 1989-; Teaching & Learning Literature & Young Adults, senior editor, 1994-98. Literary consultant, Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, 1986-, Weiss, David, Fross, Zelnick, & Lehrman, NY, 1990-, and David, Wright, Tremaine, 1994-. Wesleyan University, artist in residence, 1977, visiting lecturer in graduate studies, 1990-; member of adjunct faculty, University of Hartford, 1980-87, and Eastern Connecticut State University, 1993; Children's Literature Association, founder; contributor of "Seminar & Workshop" & Senior Editor, Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adult, 1993-. Publications: The Seventh-Day Adventists: A History, 1988; (with J.M. Stifle) The Baptists, 1990; Following the Gleam: Teaching & Learning Genre with Children & Young Adults, vols.1&2, 1997; Romancing the Book: Teaching & Learning Literary Elements with Children & Young Adults, 1997; Literature? Why Bother?, 1997. EDITOR: (with F. Butler and R. Rotert) The Wide World All Around: A Creative Anthology of Children's Literature, 1986; (with E.L. Ferman) The Best Horror Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1988; Fires of the Past: 13 Contemporary Fantasies about Hometowns, 1991. Address: 117 Mansfield Hollow Rd., A4, Mansfield Center, CT 06250, U.S.A.