Weaver, Will(iam Weller)

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WEAVER, Will(iam Weller)

WEAVER, Will(iam Weller). American (born Germany), b. 1950. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Young adult fiction, Philosophy. Career: Farmer, Park Rapids, MN, 1977-81; Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN, part-time writing instructor, 1979-81, associate professor, 1981-90, professor of English, 1990-. Publications: Red Earth, White Earth (novel), 1986; A Gravestone Made of Wheat (stories), 1989. YOUNG ADULT NOVELS: Striking Out, 1993; Farm Team, 1995; Hard Ball, 1998; Memory Boy, 2000; Claws, 2003. Contributor to periodicals. Stories appear in anthologies. Address: English Dept., Bemidji State University, 1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, MN 56601, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]