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Sandra Fenichel Asher (1942-)


WFIU-Radio, Bloomington, IN, scriptwriter, 1963-64; Ball Associates (advertising agency), Philadelphia, PA, copywriter, 1964; Spectator, Bloomington, drama critic, 1966-67; Drury University, Springfield, MO, instructor in creative writing, 1978-85, writer-in-residence, beginning 1985. Instructor, Institute of Children's Literature, 1986-92; instructor in creative writing for children's programs, including Summerscape, 1981-82, Artworks, 1982, and Step-Up, 1998-2002; cofounder and co-host Missouri Writes for Kids! (television program), 1997-2002; cofounder and managing director, Good Company Theatre for All ages, 1997-2003; cofounder and director, American Writes for Kids and USA Plays for Kids, 1997—. Member of board of directors, National Association for Young Writers, 1989-91; Missouri Center for the Book, 1993-98, Writers Hall of Fame, 1994-98. Speaker at conferences, workshops, and schools.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: (Hugo) Alvar (Henrik) Aalto (1898–1976) Biography to Miguel Angel Asturias (1899–1974) BiographySandra Fenichel Asher (1942-) - Career, Member, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Writings, Work in Progress, Autobiography Feature