Shannon, Elizabeth (McNelly)

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SHANNON, Elizabeth (McNelly)

SHANNON, Elizabeth (McNelly). American, b. 1937. Genres: Women's studies and issues, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Two-W Program, Washington, DC, community director, 1975-77; Harvard University Extension Program, teacher of expository writing, 1983-84. Director of Boston University International Visitors Program and Trustee Scholar Program. Board member of Mungar Library Special Collection for Boston University, Huntington Theatre in Boston, Poets' Theatre in Boston, University of Limerick Foundation in Limerick, Ireland, "Exiles" Theatre Company in Cork City, Cork, Ireland, and Colonel Marr Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester, Massachusetts; founder and chair of "Reaching for Common Ground," a conference of American and Irish women. Publications: Up in the Park, 1983; I Am of Ireland: Women of the North Speak Out, 1989. Contributor to newspapers. Address: 25 Lenox St., Brookline, MA 02446, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]