Faye Moskowitz

Faye Moskowitz

Title:
Professor of English
Office:
Room 658
Address: Rome Hall
Phone: 202-994-5338
Email:
faymos@gwu.edu

Background

Professor of English

Current Research

My interests are primarily in Creative Writing, particularly the memoir and the short story. I am also interested in Jewish American Literature from its earliest beginnings in 1645 until the present time. I am a fiction writer and essayist.

Education

M.A., George Washington University, 1979.
Ph.D., George Washington University, abd.

Publications

Teleplay, On Our Own, Written for Television Series, Footsteps, produced and aired by N.E.T., 1979.

A Leak in the Heart (David Godine: Boston,1985.

Whoever Finds This: I Love You (David Godine: Boston, 1988). Paperback Edition, Fall, 1988.

And the Bridge is Love (Beacon Press: Boston, 1991). Paperback Edition, Fall, 1993.

Peace in the House (David Godine: Boston, 2002).

Editor, Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women on Mothers and Daughters (Beacon Press: Boston, 1994). 3rd Printing, 2/95. Paperback Edition, Fall, 1995.

"And Go Seek," The Sound of Writing II, ed. Alan Cheuse (Doubleday: New York, 1993).

"Spring Break," Listening to Ourselves, eds. Alan Cheuse and Caroline Marshall (Doubleday: New York, 1994.

"Peace in the House," Prairie Schooner: Jewish American Writers Issue, Vol 71, No. 1.

"Squirrel Nutkin, disClosure10 , Childhood Issue, University of Kentucky, 2001.

"Completo: a Tryptych," Story Quarterly #37, 2001.

21 Commentaries: National Public Radio, "All Things Considered." 1982-5.

"Shana Tova," poem, Jewish Women's Literary Annual, 2011.

"Shana Tova," poem, MIchigan Jewish History Journal, 2011.

Reissue with a new foreward, And the Bridge is Love, Feminist Press,
Cuny, N.Y., 2012 (book originally published by Beacon Press, Boston:
1991).

Accepted for publication, original essay, 3000 words, "The Things we
Carry When we Come from Someplace Else," Politics and Prose, District
LInes Anthology, forthcoming, Spring, 2013.

Dozens of essays and poems.

Select Honors

Edpress Special Merit Award for "Lesson of the Challenger" May, 1987

Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 1987

Pen Syndicated Fiction Award for "Spring Break," 1989 and for "And Go Seek," 1993.

Honored by the GWU Panhellenic Association for contribution to education and for position as a role model for women students, February 8, 1991.

Top Three, Syndicated Fiction Award, 1994.

Winner, Columbian College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, 1997.

First Outstanding GW Woman Award, GWU Program Board, 1998.

The George Washington Award for outstanding contributions to the George Washington Community, May 16, 1999.

Edpress Special Merit Award for "Lesson of the Challenger" May, 1987

Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 1987

Pen Syndicated Fiction Award for "Spring Break," 1989 and for "And Go Seek," 1993.

Honored by the GWU Panhellenic Association for contribution to education and for position as a role model for women students, February 8, 1991.

Top Three, Syndicated Fiction Award, 1994.

Winner, Columbian College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, 1997.

First Outstanding GW Woman Award, GWU Program Board, 1998.

The George Washington Award for outstanding contributions to the George Washington Community, May 16, 1999.