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Professor Faye Moskowitz

Before embarking on a career in academia, Professor Faye Moskowitz was elected Democratic Chairman of Oakland County, Michigan and as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention where John F. Kennedy was nominated for President. 

After earning her PhD (abd) from The George Washington University, she founded and directed the Middle School at Edmund Burke College Preparatory School. In 1998, she returned to GW as an assistant professor of English, where she was promoted to full professor in 2003.  She also served as director of the Creative Writing program and Chair of the English Department.

Her work is included in at least two dozen anthologies and has been recorded for Talking Books. Her poems, stories, essays, and book reviews have been published widely in such venues as The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Reader's Digest, The Jerusalem Post, and The Forward. In 1978, she was invited to record her poems for the Archives at the Library of Congress. Her books are A Leak in the Heart, Whoever Finds This: I love You, And the Bridge is Love, and Peace in the House. She is also the editor of Her Face in the Mirror: Jewish Women on Mothers and Daughters.


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