Minot, Stephen (1927 - 2010)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Born in Boston MA, educator and author Stephen Minot divided his time between California and Harpswell, ME where he was a Summer resident for over 40 years. He received his A.B. from Harvard (1951) and his M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University; was awarded two fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts; taught creative writing at several colleges, including Bowdoin College; served as Chair of the Creative Writing Department of UC Riverside from 1990-1994. During the '60's, he ran for the US Congress in Connecticut's 6th congressional district as a third-party candidate in opposition to the war in Vietnam.

Selected Bibliography

  • Three Genres: The Writing of Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1965)
  • Crossings: Stories (1975)
  • Surviving the Flood (1981)