Stefaniak, Mary Helen

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STEFANIAK, Mary Helen. American, b. 1951. Genres: Novellas/Short stories. Career: Teacher of English, French, and journalism at Roman Catholic high schools in Milwaukee, WI, 1973-82; Stratton Business College, Milwaukee, instructor in literature and composition, 1980-81; freelance editor and copy editor, 1984-87; Eastern Iowa Community College, Davenport, offcampus instructor in English as a second language, 1990-92; Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, instructor in writing, 1995-96, adjunct member of English faculty, 1996 and 1997; University of Nebraska at Omaha, writer-in-residence and teacher at Writers Workshop, 1997; Creighton University, Omaha, visiting assistant professor, 1998-99, assistant professor of creative writing, 1999-. Marquette University, Upward Bound instructor, 1981; University of Iowa, member of fiction faculty at Iowa Summer Writing Festival, 1991-99; Grinnell College, visiting writer and judge of fiction competition, 1996; College of St. Catherine, visiting writer and lecturer, 1998; presents seminars on writing. Publications: Self Storage and Other Stories, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of essays and stories to magazines. Address: Department of English, Creighton University, 2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178, U.S.A. On- line address: [email protected]