PhD, Cornell University; MA, Cornell University; BA, University of Oklahoma
Dr Moore has taught at UAA, State University College of New York at Oswego, and Fisk University. She is the author of numerous articles and short stories and a study of conflicts in the development of professional nursing in Victorian England.
| ||Shopping for a Better Country|
A collection of narrative essays on family, history, and travel. Having left his homeland of Yugoslavia, leaving behind kin and community, the author here captures significant portraits of what is lost, what is remembered, and what remains.Within those moments of fresh clarity of the past are the instances of repeated culture shock that never seem to lose their harsh edges.
| ||Fiction Writer's Workshop|
The great paradox of the writing life is that to be a good writer, you must be bother interested in the world around you and comfortable working in solitude for hours on end. This book is designed to help you foster a strong sense of independence-of being and thinking on your own, of becoming self-evaluative without being self-critical-in order to accomplish what others seek in classroom groups.
| ||Infidelities: Stories of War and Lust|
Tragicomedy of the highest order, this stellar collection is Croatian writer Novakovich's best ever. These stories cover a broad sweep of time, reaching back to the first shots of World War I in Sarajevo and forward to the plight of Balkan immigrants in contemporary America. Throughout, acts of compassion, gallows humor, even desire arise from a landscape devastated by tragedy.
| ||April Fool's Day|
Ivan Dolinar is born in Tito's Yugoslavia on April Fool's Day, 1948--the auspicious beginning of a life that will be derailed by backfiring good intentions in a world of propaganda and paranoia. At age nineteen, an innocent prank cuts the young Croatian's budding medical career short and lands him in a notorious labor camp. Released on the eve of civil war, Ivan is drafted into the wrong army, becoming a pawn in an absurd conflict in which the rules and loyalties shift abruptly and without warning.
| ||Stories in the Stepmother Tongue|
These stories were written in English by writers who emigrated to the United States. the anthology attempts to explore the question as to why these writers choose to express themselves in a language other than their native tongue.
| ||A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross Cultural Collision and Connection|
Thirty acclaimed writers of international fiction explore the stranger in tales of cultural clashes and bonds. these stories of disparate experience travel beyond politics and multicultural manners to become an essential discussion of otherness.
| ||Plum Brandy: Croatian Journeys|
Novakovich records his journeys to find his roots, some to his native Croatia, some no farther than Cleveland, where he searches for the grave of his grandmother, who refused to return to Croatia with the rest of her family. This moving collection reflects the joys and the difficulties in returning to a homeland left behind.