Woodard, Leslie

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Woodard, Leslie

PERSONAL:

Education: Columbia University, B.A.; New York University, M.A.

CAREER:

Columbia University, New York, NY, assistant professor, director of undergraduate creative writing, and director of the summer creative writing program for high school students.

AWARDS, HONORS:

New York Foundation for the Arts fiction fellowship, 2002

WRITINGS:

The Silver Crescent (stories), Gorgeous Notions Press (New York, NY), 2006.

Contributor to books, including Streetlights: Illuminating Tales of the Urban Black Experience, edited by Doris Jean Austin and Martin Simmons, Penguin (New York, NY), 1996; and Men We Cherish: African American Women Praise the Men in their Lives, edited by Brooke Stephens, Anchor Books (New York, NY), 1997.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Black Issues Book Review, January-February, 2007, Denise M. Doig, review of The Silver Crescent.

Publishers Weekly, March 27, 2006, review of The Silver Crescent, p. 54.

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