Mcelroy, Colleen J.

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MCELROY, Colleen J.

MCELROY, Colleen J. American, b. 1935. Genres: Novels, Plays/ Screenplays, Poetry, Adult non-fiction. Career: University of Washington, Seattle, predoctoral lecturer, 1972-73, assistant professor, 1973-79, associate professor, 1979-82, Director of Creative Writing, 1983-86, professor of English, 1983-. Dark Waters literary magazine, Seattle, Ed.-in-chief, 1973- 78; Washington State Commission for the Humanities, Trustee, 1980-83; Callaloo literary magazine, Member, Editorial Board, 1984-; Seattle Review, Poetry Ed., 1991-, Ed.-in-Chief, 1995-. Publications: Speech and Language of the Preschool Child (textbook), 1972; The Mules Done Long Since Gone, 1973; Music from Home: Selected Poems, 1976; Winters without Snow, 1979; Lie and Say You Love Me, 1981; Looking for a Country under Its Original Name, 1984; Queen of the Ebony Isles, 1984; Jesus and Fat Tuesday (fiction), 1987; What Madness Brought Me Here: New and Selected Poems, 1968-88, 1990; Driving under the Cardboard Pines (fiction), 1990; A Long Way from St. Louie, 1997; Travelling Music, 1998; Over the Top of the World: Among the Storytellers of Madagascar, 1999. Address: 2616 4th Ave N No 406, Seattle, WA 98109, U.S.A.

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