Jerry Craven: Time for Real Light
Jerry Craven has published 20 books including three collections of poetry. He has taught for five universities in three countries and has lived for extended periods of time in South America, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Currently he is Visiting Writer in Residence at Lamar University.
Sherry Craven: Selected Poems
Sherry Craven has lived from Alaska to Georgia, Los Angeles to Washington D.C. but has called Texas home for the last 30 years. She has taught English, and Spanish in high school and English at Midland College and West Texas A & M University. Sherry recently retired and lives on Lake Sam Rayburn in the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas.
Sherry has published poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. Her poetry has appeared in online journals such as AmarolloBay and Muse2.
She has published flash fiction in Suddenly, and poetry in both English and Spanish in RiverSedge. Her poetry has been in four editions of New Texas, The Witness, Windhover, descant, El Locofoco, the Maverick Press, and The Texas Review. She has also read poetry for National Public Radio and several college campuses nationwide. Her work appears in the 2002 anthology, Texas in Poetry2 and a creative piece of nonfiction in Writing on the Wind, a collection of essays by West Texas women writing about sense of place. She won the Conference of College Teachers of English 2005 poetry award.
Peggy Pritchard Lulesz: Transparent Teaching: A Pedagogy for Success
Peggy Pritchard Kulesz is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Texas at Arlington where she serves as faculty advisor to the UTA English Student Association. Dr. Kulesz is a graduate of Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, and she holds both a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in English from UTA. Her teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century American literature and religion, pedagogical issues, and American women writers. She has presented numerous conference papers drawn from her research on Phoebe Cary, Anna Warner and Elizabeth Prentiss. Her article “Telling the Story: The Devotional Writing of Anna Warner and Elizabeth Prentiss” appears in PopularNineteenth-Century American Women Writers and the Literary Marketplacepublished by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In April 2007, Dr. Kulesz received the UTA Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.