Remember those stories you read in high school? Some won’t be forgotten; others are in the trash heap. Whether we’ve read them recently or decades ago, a few writers are marked indelibly in our minds. Let’s look at a few of those short story writers–Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Anton Chekhov, Shirley Jackson–who marked our early literary experiences. What do they say to us now?
Shirley Minga and her husband Richard have both earned undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate degrees from UWM. She taught high school literature for more than thirty years, participated in a National Endowment for the Humanities project at Marquette University, was an ... read more