Valerie J Miner

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • creative writing
  • cross-cultural literacy and social criticism
  • feminism
  • fiction
  • journalism
  • reportage
  • review
  • working-class literature
Courses Taught
  • EngL 8130/WoSt 8670 - Women and the Creative Imagination
  • EngW 3960 - Fiction Workshop for Majors
  • EngW 5110 - Advanced Cross-Genre Writing in London
  • EngW 5110 - Imagination and Invention in Fiction
  • EngW 8130 - Advanced Belles Lettres
  • EngW 8140 - Manuscript Preparation, Fiction and Nonfiction
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Arizona: 1990 - 1992
Publications
  • Range of Light. Miner, Valerie, Zoland Press, 1998.
  • A Walking Fire. Miner, Valerie, State University of New York Press, 1994.
  • Blood Sisters. Miner, Valerie, Women's Press, St. Martin's, 1981, 1982.
  • The Low Road: A Memoir. Miner, Valerie, Michigan State University Press, Fall 2001.
  • A Scottish Opera. Miner, Valerie, Fall 1998.
Awards
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, 2000
  • McKnight Research Award
  • University College Distinguished Teacher Award, University of Minnesota, 1999