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Background Information

Employment History

Delaware Literary Connection

Teacher

University of Maryland , Baltimore County

Affiliations

Founder
Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild

Education

B.A.

Iowa State University

Master of Fine Arts program

Virginia Commonwealth University

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Maribeth Fischer's first novel, ...

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Maribeth Fischer's first novel, The Language of Goodbye, was awarded Virginia Commonwealth University's First Novel Award for 2002. Fischer's second novel, The Life You Longed For, chosen as an April 2007 BookSense Notable Book, as well as a alternate book selection the Literary Guild, was cited by The Library Journal as "a perfect book-group selection, comparable to Jane Hamilton's A Map of the World or Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres.

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In addition to founding the Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild and serving as executive director of the annual Writers At The Beach: Pure Sea Glass writing conference, Fischer teaches workshops in writing. She also speaks at medical conferences and to healthcare works about writing. She is currently at work on her third novel, which she is writing through three-minute writing prompts.


Fischer, Maribeth « Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books

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Maribeth Fischer's first novel, The Language of Goodbye, was awarded Virginia Commonwealth University's First Novel Award for 2002. Fischer's second novel, The Life You Longed For, chosen as an April 2007 BookSense Notable Book, as well as a alternate book selection the Literary Guild, was cited by The Library Journal as "a perfect book-group selection, comparable to Jane Hamilton's A Map of the World or Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres.

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In addition to founding the Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild and serving as executive director of the annual Writers At The Beach: Pure Sea Glass writing conference, Fischer teaches workshops in writing. She also speaks at medical conferences and to healthcare works about writing. She is currently at work on her third novel, which she is writing through three-minute writing prompts.


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Maribeth Fischer's literary essays have appeared in such journals as The Iowa Review and The Yale Review, and have twice been cited as notable in Robert Atwan's Best American Essays.

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Fischer taught fiction and creative nonfiction at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County from 1991 - 2000. From 2002-2004, she served as Visiting Writer in the graduate MFA program at Virginia Commonwealth University, where in addition to teaching fiction and nonfiction, she acted as a theses director. She has also taught writing to healthcare professionals and to caretakers and parents of children with disabilities.
Currently, Fischer lives in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. In addition to founding the Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild and serving as executive director of the annual Writers At The Beach: Pure Sea Glass writing conference, Fischer teaches workshops in writing. She is currently at work on her third novel.


Delaware Literary Connection - Biographies

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Maribeth Fischer's first novel, The Language of Goodbye was awarded Virginia Commonwealth University's First Novel Award for 2002. Fischer's second novel, The Life You Longed For, chosen as an April 2007 BookSense Notable Book, as well as an alternate book selection the Literary Guild, was cited by The Library Journal as "a perfect book-group selection, comparable to Jane Hamilton's A Map of the World or Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres. Currently it has been released in five foreign countries. Fischer's literary essays have appeared in such journals as The Iowa Review and The Yale Review, and have twice been cited as notable in Robert Atwan's Best American Essays. She has also received a Pushcart Prize for her essay Stillborn, as well as a Smart Family Prize for her essay Lottery, written after learning of her nephew Zachary's diagnosis of mitochondrial disease. Fischer lives in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. In addition to founding the Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild and serving as executive director of the annual Writers At The Beach: Pure Sea Glass writing conference, Fischer teaches workshops in writing.


Maribeth Fischer's first novel, ...

www.sewibookfest.com [cached]

Maribeth Fischer's first novel, The Language of Goodbye, was awarded Virginia Commonwealth University's First Novel Award for 2002. Fischer's second novel, The Life You Longed For, chosen as an April 2007 BookSense Notable Book, as well as a alternate book selection the Literary Guild, was cited by The Library Journal as "a perfect book-group selection, comparable to Jane Hamilton's A Map of the World or Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres.

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In addition to founding the Rehoboth Beach Writers' Guild and serving as executive director of the annual Writers At The Beach: Pure Sea Glass writing conference, Fischer teaches workshops in writing. She also speaks at medical conferences and to healthcare works about writing. She is currently at work on her third novel, which she is writing through three-minute writing prompts.

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