Professor Emerita
Degrees and institutions granting the degree

  • University of Oregon, BA
  • San Francisco State University, MA
  • University of Massachusetts, MFA

Professional Areas of Specialty

  • Fiction writing
  • 20th century women writers

Courses regularly taught

  • English 252, Fiction Writing
  • English 352, Advanced Fiction Writing
  • English 4/852, Fiction Writing
  • English 953A, Seminar in Fiction Writing

Selected publications and/or projects

The Baby Can Sing and Other Stories, published in 1999 by Sarabande Books and winner of the 1998 Mary McCarthy Prize in Fiction. Stories have appeared in numerous literary and commercial magazines and anthologies, including Greensboro Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Redbook, Seventeen, Ascent, Story Quarterly, and A Different Plain: Contemporary Nebraska Fiction Writers.

Currently working on a new collection of linked stories.

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Judy Slater

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Lincoln, NE 68588-0333