Troyan, Sasha (N.) 1962-
TROYAN, Sasha (N.) 1962-
Born January 19, 1962, in New Haven, CT; daughter of Boris and Sheila (a writer; maiden name, Kohler) Troyan; married Kevin Harris (a theater company manager), May 26, 1996; children: Gabriel, Luke. Education: Barnard College, B.A., 1985; New York University, M.A. (creative witing), 1990.
Home—42 Harrison Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042. Office—Department of English, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York, NY 10019-1093. Agent—Ann Edelstein, 20 West 22nd St., Suite 1603, New York, NY 10010. E-mail—[email protected]
New York Institute of Technology, instructor in English; Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, instructor in English; John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York, NY, instructor in English, 1990—. Jewish Community Center, creative writing teacher, 2004; private workshop leader; gives readings from her works.
Fellow, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, 1992; Stephen J. Nahmius scholar, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, 1995.
Angels in the Morning (young adult novel), Permanent Press (Sag Harbor, NY), 2003.
The Forgotten Island (novel), Bloomsbury (New York, NY), 2004.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Kirkus Reviews, December 15, 2002, review of Angels in the Morning, p. 1801.
Publishers Weekly, March 24, 2003, review of Angels in the Morning, p. 60.