Sheyene Foster Heller
Graduation Date: August,
Degree: B.A. in English (Creative Writing)
Faculty Mentor: Steve Heller, Ed.D., M.F.A.
Dialogues: A Student's Changing View of the Tapestry of Nonfiction"
M.A. in English --
Kansas State University (2001);
M.F.A in Creative Writing --
Goucher College (2003)
Sheyene Foster Heller earned her M.F.A.
program in creative nonfiction writing in August 2003. Heller currently lives in
Los Angeles and teaches English and
creative writing courses online. She
also recently finished her first memoir,
Natural Disasters. Selections from this book have been
published in W.W. Nortonís In Brief, Brevity (twice),
Nebraska Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Pennsylvania English, American
Cowboy, Invisible Insurrections, and elsewhere. Heller was a recipient of the 2003 AWP
Intro Journals Award in Nonfiction, and the piece selected (based on a chapter
of her memoir) appeared in Issue 26 of Tampa
Review. Her co-authored interview
of Patricia Hampel recently appeared in River Teeth.