Turner, Jamie Langston 1949-
TURNER, Jamie Langston 1949-
PERSONAL: Born November 5, 1949, in Greenville, MS; daughter of James Tyndall and Carolyn (a homemaker; maiden name, Thomas) Langston; married Daniel Lynn Turner (a college professor), August 29, 1971; children: Jess Langston. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Bob Jones University, B.S., M.Ed.; also attended University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign. Politics: Republican. Religion: Baptist. Hobbies and other interests: Tennis, needlework.
ADDRESSES: Home—Greenville, SC. Offıce—Department of English, Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC 29614.
CAREER: Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC, teacher of creative writing, poetry writing, and literature, 1971—.
The Suncatchers, Thomas Nelson Publishing (Nashville, TN), 1995, revised edition, Bethany House Publishers (Bloomington, MN), 2000.
Some Wildflower in My Heart, Bethany House Publishers (Bloomington, MN), 1998.
By the Light of a Thousand Stars, Bethany House Publishers (Bloomington, MN), 1999.
A Garden to Keep, Bethany House Publishers (Bloomington, MN), 2001.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Though the Night Be Long, a novel, publication expected in 2004.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Library Journal, September 1, 2000, Melanie C. Duncan, review of The Suncatchers, p. 190.
Publishers Weekly, August 14, 1995, review of TheSuncatchers, p. 71; August 13, 2001, review of A Garden to Keep, p. 287.