For Mary Loeffelholz, English professor at Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Emily Dickinson’s significance lies in her ability to relate to readers, particularly in times of sorrow and mourning. ..
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gary Goshgarian, a professor of English, teaches fiction writing, science fiction, horror fiction, and modern bestsellers. Under his pen name Gary Braver, he is the author of eight novels including medical thriller, Flashback, winner of a Massachusetts Honor Book Award. His novels have been translated into seven languages, and three have been optioned for movies, including Elixir by Ridley Scott. His recent short fiction has appeared in Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down, ed., Clive Cussler (Mira, 2010) and Best New England Crime Stories (Level Best Books, 2016). His nonfiction has appeared variously, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Writer Magazine. He is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and a charter member of the International Thriller Writers.
He has taught fiction-writing workshops throughout the United States as well as in Europe. In addition to his novels, he is the author of five popular college writing textbooks. He holds a BS in physics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, which recently honored him with the Robert H. Goddard Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement.
Published under the pseudonym Gary Braver:
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College writing textbooks
PRIMITIVE, a Gary Braver novel
THE REVIEW, a Gary Braver novel