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Van Clief-Stefanon, Lyrae N.

Van Clief-Stefanon, Lyrae N.

PERSONAL:

Born in Daytona Beach, FL; daughter of William and Clementine Van Clief; married Justin Stefanon, June 8, 1996. Ethnicity: "Black." Education: Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1996; Pennsylvania State University, M.F.A., 1999.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Department of English, Cornell University, Goldwin Smith Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, member of English faculty.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Poetry Prize, Cave Canem, 2001, for Black Swan.

WRITINGS:

(Assistant editor, with Susan K. Harris) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 2000.

Black Swan (poetry), University of Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 2001.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Black Issues Book Review, March-April, 2004, Duriel E. Harris, review of Black Swan, p. 27.

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