Bio


Valerie Miner, a novelist, is Artist in Residence at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. She has authored 15 books and teaches in Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies..Her courses are cross-listed with Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.

Academic Appointments


  • Artist in Residence, The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Administrative Appointments


  • Artist-in-Residence, Stanford University (2006 - Present)
  • Professor English Emerita, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (2006 - Present)
  • Professor, Department of English, University of Minnesota (1995 - 2006)
  • Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Minnesota (1992 - 1995)
  • Associate Professor, Department of English, Arizona State University (1992 - 1992)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Arizona State University (1990 - 1992)
  • Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley (1977 - 1989)
  • Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, February-March (2020 - 2020)
  • Residency Fellowship, Fundación Valparaiso (2013 - 2013)
  • Brown Foundation Fellow, Brown Foundation, Maison Dora Maar, France, April (2019 - 2019)
  • Residency Fellowship, Fondazione Bogliasco (2013 - 2013)
  • Residency Fellowship, Heinz Foundation (2012 - 2012)
  • Residency Fellowship, Hedgebrook (2012 - 2012)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2011 - 2011)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2010 - 2010)
  • Fellowship, Ucross Foundation (2009 - 2009)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2008 - 2008)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2007 - 2007)
  • Artist Fellowship, McKnight Foundation (2005 - 2006)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2004 - 2004)
  • MacDowell Residency Fellowship, The MacDowell Colony (2004 - 2004)
  • MacDowell Residency Fellowship, The MacDowell Colony (2003 - 2003)
  • MacDowell Residency Fellowship, The MacDowell Colony (2002 - 2002)
  • Summer Fellow, McKnight Foundation (2002 - 2002)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2001 - 2001)
  • Writing Fellowship, Yaddo (1999 - 1999)
  • Arts and Humanities Summer Fellowship, McKnight Foundation (1998 - 1998)
  • Visiting Research Associate, University of Edinburgh, International Social Sciences Institute (1997 - 1997)
  • Fellowship, Heinz Foundation (1996 - 1996)
  • Travel Fellowship, Jerome Foundation (1995 - 1997)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (1995 - 1995)
  • Research Fellowship, McKnight Foundation (1994 - 1997)
  • Common Rhythms Fellow, Lila Wallace Readers Digest Foundation, Centrum Foundation (1993 - 1994)
  • Fellow, Leighton Colony, Banff Arts Centre (1993 - 1993)
  • Graduate School Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota (1993 - 1993)
  • Summer Fellowship, McKnight Arts and Humanities (1993 - 1993)
  • Fellowship, Blue Mountain Center (1992 - 1992)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (1990 - 1990)
  • Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (1990 - 1990)

Honors & Awards


  • Fulbright Specialist Award (Indonesia), Council for International Exchange of Scholars (2009)
  • Finalist, Lambda Literary Award in Fiction, Lambda Literary (2005)
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist Award (Tunisia), Council for International Exchange of Scholars (2004)
  • Hugh J. Luke Award for Fiction, Prairie Schooner (2003)
  • Finalist for PEN USA Creative Non-Fiction Award, PEN USA (2002)
  • McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Fiction, The Southwest Review (2002)
  • Fulbright Scholar Award to India, Council for International Exchange of Scholars (2000)
  • University College Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Minnesota (1999)
  • Master Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts (1997)
  • Faculty Sabbatical, University of Minnesota (1996-1997)
  • Sabbatical Supplement Award, Bush Foundation (1996-1997)
  • Mobile Residency, National Endowment for the Arts (1996)
  • Residency, Bellagio, Rockefeller Foundation, July-August (1994)
  • Residency, Cummington Community for the Arts (1989)
  • PEN Syndicated Fiction Award, PEN American Center (1986)
  • Selected as one of best forty books published during Second Wave of Feminism, International Feminist Book Fair (1984)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Vice President, Associated Writing Programs (2002 - 2003)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Associated Writing Programs (1998 - 2003)
  • Chair, Fulbright Selection Committee for South Asia (2004 - 2004)
  • Member, Fulbright Selection Committee for South Asia (2002 - 2004)
  • Vice President and Secretary, National Book Critics' Circle (1992 - 1993)
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Book Critics' Circle (1991 - 1997)
  • Member, Executive Committee of Division of Prose Fiction, Modern Language Association (1994 - 1998)
  • Creative Writing Delegate to Delegate Assembly, Modern Language Association (1992 - 1994)
  • Member, Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession of the Modern Languages, Modern Language Association (1988 - 1993)
  • Member, Publications and Policies Board, Feminist Press at the City University of New York (1988 - Present)
  • Co-chair, PEN West (1988 - 1989)
  • Member, National Literary Board, Prairie Schooner (2007 - 2012)
  • Judge, Prose Fellowships, National Endowment for the Arts (2003 - 2003)
  • Judge, Prairie Schooner Short Story Book Prize (2009 - 2009)
  • Associate Editor, Signs (1992 - 1994)
  • International Arts Jury, Bellagio Study Center, Rockefeller Foundation (2008 - 2008)
  • Editor, Listener (BBC) (1974 - 1976)
  • Member, Executive Committee, London Freelance Branch, National Union of Journalists (1974 - 1976)
  • Editor, London Guardian (1974 - 1976)
  • Editor, Sunday Times (1974 - 1976)
  • Editor, Time Out (1974 - 1976)
  • Editor, Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative (1974 - 1976)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Mendocino Coast Writers Conference (2008 - Present)
  • Member, Bay Area Steering Committee, National Writers Union (1983 - 1983)
  • Member, Steering Committee, National Feminist Writers Guild (1983 - 1983)
  • Vice-Chair, Executive Committee, London Freelance Branch, National Union of Journalists
  • Member, Associated Writing Programs (1987 - 1987)
  • Member, Associated Writing Programs (1990 - Present)
  • Member, National Book Critics Circle (1984 - Present)
  • Member, Modern Language Association (1983 - Present)
  • Member, Poets, Essayists and Novelists (PEN) (1983 - Present)
  • Member, Core Faculty and Program Committee, Feminist Studies, Stanford University (2006 - Present)
  • Affiliate, Clayman Institute, Stanford University (2006 - Present)
  • Freshman Advisor, Stanford University (2006 - Present)
  • Member, GLBT Center, Faculty Friends (2006 - Present)
  • Member, Graduate Research Advisory Committee, University of Minnesota (2002 - 2003)
  • Authors' Advisory Group Member, Minnesota Book and Literary Arts Building, University of Minnesota (1999 - 2001)
  • Member, Faculty Women's Arts Group, CAFS (1999 - Present)
  • Member, International Studies and Programs Graduate Awards Committee, University of Minnesota (2001 - 2001)
  • Member, Split Rock Arts Committee, University of Minnesota (1992 - 1992)
  • Member, Split Rock Arts Committee, University of Minnesota (1993 - 1993)
  • Member, Split Rock Arts Committee, University of Minnesota (1995 - 1995)
  • Member, Split Rock Arts Committee, University of Minnesota (1999 - 2005)
  • Member, Departmental Committee for Creative Writing, University of Minnesota (1992 - Present)
  • Member, Departmental Committee for Faculty Affairs, University of Minnesota (1992 - Present)
  • Member, Departmental Committee for Graduate Studies, University of Minnesota (1992 - Present)
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Minnesota (1992 - Present)
  • Member, Women's Studies Advisory Committee, Arizona State University (1991 - 1992)
  • Member, Core Faculty, Women's Studies Program, Arizona State University (1991 - 1992)
  • Board, Women's Resource Center, University of California-Berkeley (1987 - 1989)
  • Member, Planning Committee, Group for the Study of Feminism and Gender, University of California-Berkeley (1986 - 1987)
  • Volunteer Literacy Tutor, Oakland Public Library (1986 - 1987)
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Board, Multi-cultural Lesbian and Gay Studies Program, University of California-Berkeley (1985 - 1989)
  • Member, Feminist Institute, University of California-Berkeley (1981 - 1985)
  • Member, Chancellor's Advisory Board, KALX Radio, University of California-Berkeley (1979 - 1980)
  • Anonymous reviewer for Admissions Committee, International Arts Colony (2001 - Present)
  • Judge, AWP/Prague Summer Seminars Non-Fiction Fellowship (2001 - 2001)
  • Judge, National Novella Contest, Quarterly West (1999 - 1999)
  • Judge, National Book Critics' Circle Award (1992 - 1997)
  • Judge, Clackamas Literary Review Fiction Award (1997 - 1997)
  • Judge, Evergreen Chronicles National Novella Contest (1997 - 1997)
  • Judge, Writers At Work, National Fiction Contest (1996 - 1996)
  • Judge, University of Alabama MFA Fiction Prize (1996 - 1996)
  • Judge, Loft-McKnight Fellowships, The Loft (1991 - 1991)
  • Judge, Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction (1990 - 1991)
  • Chair, Fiction Committee, Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction (1991 - 1991)
  • Judge, Sweet Briar College Fiction Contest (1990 - 1990)
  • Manuscript Reviewer, PMLA
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Signs
  • Manuscript Reviewer, National Women's Studies Journal
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Quarterly West
  • Manuscript Reviewer, SAMLA Journal
  • Manuscript Reviewer, HarperCollins
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Oxford University Press
  • Manuscript Reviewer, University of Arizona Press
  • Manuscript Reviewer, University of Georgia Press
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Feminist Press
  • Manuscript Reviewer, University of Florida Press
  • Manuscript Reviewer, University of Nebraska Press

Program Affiliations


  • Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Professional Education


  • B.A., University of California-Berkeley, English Literature and Journalistic Studies
  • M.J., University of California-Berkeley, Journalism (terminal degree in writing)

2019-20 Courses


All Publications


  • Il Piccolo Tesoro PLOUGHSHARES Miner, V. 2017; 43 (4): 122–39
  • UNDER STARS MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW Miner, V. 2014; 53 (4): 485-496
  • Review of Elsewhere, California - Dana Johnson The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2013
  • Crossing Back, A Provisional Return Winter Tales: Women Write About Aging Miner, V. edited by Rycraft, R., What, L. Serving House Press. 2012
  • Review of The Last Waltz - Anne Enright The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2012
  • The Fall Serving House Journal Miner, V. 2012
  • Returning the Workshop to the World Triquarterly Online Miner, V. 2012
  • Three Women By the River At One Time or Another Cuerpos Y Diferencias Miner, V. edited by Sedeño, E. P., Martín, R. I. Madrid: Plaza y Valdés. 2012
  • The Palace of Physical Culture Cuerpos Y Diferencias Miner, V. edited by Sedeño, E. P., Martín, R. I. Madrid: Plaza y Valdés. 2012
  • The Whole Story, short story Southwest Review Miner, V. 2011
  • A Burning Thing Fugue Miner, V. 2011; 40
  • Discovering the Narrative Persona Imagining Ourselves: The Narrative Stance in Memoir Barrington, J., Smith, D. B., Lord, N., Coke, A. H., Miner, V., Simpson, S. Gettysburg, PA: Welcome Table Press. 2011
  • Moving In Southwest Review Miner, V. 2010
  • Review of Secret Son - Laila Lalami The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2010
  • Three Women by the River The Journal of Science, Philosophy and Culture ARBOR Miner, V. 2010
  • The Palace of Physical Culture The Journal of Science, Philosophy and Culture ARBOR Miner, V. 2010
  • Cocktails Serving House Journal Miner, V. 2010
  • Review of The Pistachio Seller - Reem Bassiouney The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2010
  • Triple Crown Booth Journal Miner, V. 2010; 5
  • Review of Home - Marilynne Robinson The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2009
  • Review of A Country Called Home - Kim Barnes The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2009
  • Review of The House on Fortune Street - Margot Livesay Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Review of Water: Nine Stories - Alyce Miller The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Review of Steer Toward Rock - Fay Myenne Ng Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Review of The End of Manners - Francesca Marciano Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Review of The Alice Stories - Jesse Lee Kercheval The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Review of Every Last Cukoo - Kate Maloy The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2008
  • Veranda Silk Road Miner, V. 2007
  • After Eden Miner, V. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 2007
  • Independence Day The Nation Minder, V. 2006
  • Review of The Penelopiad - Margaret Atwood The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2006
  • An Emigrant's Life The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women Miner, V. edited by Ewan, E., Innes, S., Reynolds, S., Pipes, R. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 2006
  • Revisiting Revision Rules of Thumb Miner, V. edited by Martone, M. F & W Publications. 2006
  • Apprehensions A Fictional History of the United States Miner, V. edited by Cooper, T., Mansbach, A. New York: Akashic Books. 2006
  • Review of The Tent - Margaret Atwood The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2006
  • Independence Day Novels for Students 24 Miner, V. Thompson/Gale. 2006
  • Vital Signs Best Stories of the American West Miner, V. edited by Jaffe, M. New York: Forge Books, St. Martins Press. 2006
  • The Palace of Physical Culture Still Going Strong Miner, V. edited by Weinberg, A. Binghamton: The Haworth Press. 2005
  • Asian American Pancake Contemporary Literary Criticism Miner, V. Thomson/Gale. 2005
  • Review of The Ice Queen - Alice Hoffman Ms. Magazine Miner, V. 2005
  • Ritual Meals Shorts Miner, V. edited by Kitchen, J. New York: W.W. Norton. 2005
  • Review of Runaway - Alice Munro Ms. Magazine Miner, V. 2005
  • The Best Sex Ever Quarterly West Miner, V. 2005
  • Review of The Falls - Joyce Carol Oates Ms. Magazine Miner, V. 2004
  • Review of Gilead - Marilynne Robinson Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2004
  • The Night Singers Miner, V. Nottingham: Five Leaves Press. 2004
  • Review of Double Vision - Pat Barker The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2004
  • Back Home At The Driftwood Lodge Southwest Review Miner, V. 2004
  • To Look Again Of Narratives, Narrators Miner, V. edited by Bhargava, R. Jaipur: Rawat Books. 2004
  • The House with Nobody in It Telling Moments Miner, V. edited by Hall, L. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 2004
  • Writing My Way West Of Narratives, Narrators Miner, V. edited by Bhargava, R. Jaipur: Rawat Books. 2004
  • Sections from The Low Road Span Miner, V. 2004
  • Abundant Light Miner, V. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2004
  • Il 'Cortigiano of Thomas Avenue' GEORGIA REVIEW Miner, V. 2003; 57 (2): 245-250
  • Review of Good Faith - Jane Smiley The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2003
  • Veranda Southwest Review Miner, V. 2003
  • Percussion Prairie Schooner Miner, V. 2003
  • Blood Sisters Miner, V. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2003
  • Trespassing and Other Stories Miner, V. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2003
  • Always Avoid Accidents Ascent Miner, V. 2003
  • Flat World Gargoyle Miner, V. 2003
  • Three Women by the River, At One Time Or Another Ms. Miner, V. 2003
  • Review of Lily in the Desert: Stories - Annie Dawid The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2002
  • Review of Lucky in the Corner - Carol Anshaw The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2002
  • Review of It Wasn't All Dancing - Mary Ward Brown The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2002
  • The Low Road Miner, V. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2002
  • At Her Wit's End Contemporary Literary Criticism Miner, V. Detroit: Gale Group. 2002
  • Indian Writing Crosses The Atlantic Span Miner, V. 2002
  • Until Spring Witness Miner, V. 2002
  • The Light of the Muse Twentieth Century Literary Criticism Miner, V. Detroit: Gale Group. 2002
  • Tomorrow Witness Miner, V. 2002
  • Greyhound, 1970 Puerto del Sol Miner, V. 2002
  • In Summer Light Quarterly West Miner, V. 2001
  • Review of Smell - Radhika Jha The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2001
  • Review of The Hero's Walk - Anita Rau Badami The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 2001
  • Vital Signs New Letters Miner, V. 2001
  • The Low Road Miner, V. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2001
  • The Writer's World Legendaria Minr, V., Translated by Nadotti, A. 2000
  • On The Way Thirteenth Moon Miner, V. 2000
  • Ritual Meals Best of Prairie Schooner Personal Essays Miner, V. edited by Raz, H., Flaherty, K. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2000
  • Neath the Pale, Yellow Moon Best of Prairie Schooner Personal Essays Miner, V. edited by Raz, H., Flaherty, K. Lincoln: University of Nebrask Press. 2000
  • Legacy Best of Prairie Schooner Personal Essays Miner, V. edited by Raz, H., Flaherty, K. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2000
  • Take Place Writing Poetry and Fiction Miner, V. edited by Knorr, J., Schell, T. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall. 2000
  • View from the Escalator Best of Prairie Schooner Personal Essays Miner, V. edited by Raz, H., Flaherty, K. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2000
  • Faith, Hope and Crisis Contemporary Literary Criticism Miner, V. edited by Hunter, J. Detroit: Gale Group. 2000
  • You Remember Sophia Bearing Life Miner, V. edited by Ratner, R. New York: Feminist Press. 2000
  • The Light Should Last Forever Green Mountains Review Miner, V. 2000
  • All the Way Salmagundi Miner, V. 2000
  • Manifest Thriteenth Moon Miner, V. 2000
  • Hidden Life The Michigan Quarterly Review Miner, V. 2000
  • Yesterday Red Rock Review Miner, V. 1999
  • Review of Local Girls - Alice Hoffman The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1999
  • Review of Who Do You Love - Jean Thompson The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1999
  • A Novella, A Window Seat and a Cornish Pasty Quarterly West Miner, V. 1999
  • Slipped Lives The Colorado Review Miner, V. 1999
  • Review of Herb's Pajamas - Abigail Thomas The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1999
  • Casting Shadows, Hearing Voices Creating Fiction Miner, V. edited by Checkoway, J. Story Press. 1999
  • Range of Light Minerrrr, V. Cambridge: Zoland Press. 1998
  • Review of Charming Billy - Alice McDermott Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1998
  • Kankardesim, Askim Miner, V. Istanbul: Gendas A.S.. 1998
  • Holding on to the Day Home Stretch Miner, V. edited by Rodgers, S. F. Cleis Press. 1998
  • Chapter Twenty-One from "Range of Light" Clackamas Literary Review Miner, V. 1998
  • Review of Night Talk - Elizabeth Cox Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1998
  • Review of Secrets - Nurridin Farah Newsday Miner, V. 1998
  • To Look Again: An Essay on Revision AWP Chronicle Miner, V. 1998
  • A Scottish Opera The Gettysburg Review Miner, V. 1998
  • View from the Escalator, Ritual Meals, Legacy, Neath the Pale, Yellow Moon Prairie Schooner Miner, V. 1998
  • At the owl woman saloon - Gallagher,T (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1997; 265 (17): 34-35
  • Review of Love, Death, and Other Disasters - Jennifer Levin The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1997
  • Review of What Keeps Me Here - Rebecca Brown The Women's Review of Books Brown, V. 1997
  • Writing My Way West Faultline Miner, V. 1997
  • Review of Women in their Beds - Gina Berriault Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1997
  • Our Life With The Windsors New to North America Miner, V. edited by Bogomolny, A. Burning Bush Press. 1997
  • Objectivity, She Said Beyond Portia Miner, V. edited by St. Joan, J., McElhiney, A. Northeastern University Press. 1997
  • Review of The Celibacy Club - Janice Eidus Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1997
  • Movement Berkeley: A Literary Tribute Miner, V. edited by Margolin, M. Heyday Books. 1997
  • Review of Pushing The Bear - Diane Glancy The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1997
  • Winter's Edge Miner, V. New York: Feminist Press. 1997
  • Burning the Metaphor Explaining Flight Miner, V. edited by Le Guin, U., Barrington, J. Eighth Mountain Press. 1997
  • White Lunch The Alaska Quarterly Review Miner, V. 1997
  • We were the Mulvaneys - Oates,JC (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1996; 263 (13): 62-64
  • Mona in the promised land - Jen,G (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1996; 262 (24): 35-36
  • 'OUR LIFE WITH THE WINDSORS, 1953-1990' MICHIGAN QUARTERLY REVIEW Miner, V. 1996; 35 (2): 329-335
  • Jackson's dilemma - Murdoch,I (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1996; 262 (2): 32-34
  • Writing My Way West AWP Chronicle Miner, V. 1996
  • Reticence and Resistance, A Conversation Women's Review of Books Miner, V., Lim, S. G., Barrington, J. 1996
  • Feminism and Antifeminism: From Civil Rights to Culture Wars Antifeminism in the Academy Miner, V., Ferguson, M., Katrak, K. edited by Clarke, V., Garner, S., Katrak, K., Higgonet, M. New York: Routledge. 1996
  • Spinning Friends: May Sarton's Literary Spinsters Contemporary Literary Criticism Miner, V. Detroit: Gale Publishing. 1996
  • My Life With The Windsors The Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1996
  • Excerpt from "Range of Light" Hayden's Ferry Review Miner, V. 1996
  • Review of A Desert of Pure Feeling - Judith Freeman Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1996
  • Review of The Last Hotel for Women - Vicki Covington Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1996
  • MOO - SMILEY,J (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1995; 260 (18): 638-639
  • Holding On To The Day The American Voice Miner, V. 1995
  • Review of Who Will Run The Frog Hospital - Lorrie Moore Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1995
  • Review of Gifts of the Body - Rebecca Brown Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1995
  • Review of Hilda and Pearl - Alice Mattison Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1995
  • Review of Under The Feet of Jesus - Helena Maria Viramontes Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1995
  • Reviewing Literary Citizenship AWP Chronicle Miner, V. 1995
  • A SPARE UMBRELLA PLOUGHSHARES Miner, V. 1994; 20 (2-3): 121-128
  • A Walking Fire Miner, V. Albany: State University of New York Press. 1994
  • Introduction Lavender Mansions Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 1994
  • On Earth Virginia Quarterly Review Miner, V. 1994
  • Trespassing Lavender Mansions Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 1994
  • The Relocation of Identity Songs My Mother Taught Me by Wakako Yamauchi Miner, V. New York: Feminist Press. 1994
  • THE 'LIVING' - DILLARD,A (Book Review) AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1993; 15 (2): 15-15
  • Trespassing Lesbian Culture, An Anthology Miner, V. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1993
  • Review of Whistling and Other Stories - Myra Goldberg Belles Lettres Miner, V. 1993
  • Review of Written on the Body - Jeanette Winterson Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1993
  • A Chapter from "All Good Women" Lesbian Culture, An Anthology Miner, V. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1993
  • Dropping Anchor Dreamers and Desperadoes: Short Fiction of the American West Miner, V. edited by Lesley, C. New York: Dell. 1993
  • Writing and Teaching with Class Working-Class Women in the Academy Miner, V. edited by Fay, E., Tokarczyk, M. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 1993
  • The Politics of Reviewing Work and Days 21 Miner, V. 1993; 11 (1)
  • LET THE DEAD BURY THEIR DEAD AND OTHER STORIES - KENAN,R (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1992; 255 (1): 28-29
  • Review of Before and After - Rosellen Brown Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1992
  • Review of Cecile - Ruthann Robson Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1992
  • Finding Cordelia's Voice as Working Class Hero Hayden's Ferry Review Miner, V. 1992
  • Review of African Visas - Maria Thomas Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1992
  • Review of Learning to Dance And Other Stories - Sharon Oard Warner Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1992
  • Introductory essay International Feminist Fiction Miner, V. edited by Penelope, J., Valentine, S. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1992
  • The Last Word Writing as Revelation Miner, V. edited by Ford, M., Ford, J. New York: Harper Collins. 1992
  • Misty, Tiled Chambers Catholic Girls Miner, V. edited by Sumrall, A. C., Vecchione, P. New York: Penguin-Plume. 1992
  • Misty, Tiled Chambers American Short Stories Miner, V. edited by Brown, C. Oxford University Press. 1992
  • Excerpt from "A Walking Fire" Hayden's Ferry Review Miner, V. 1992
  • Rumors from the Cauldron: Selected Essays, Reviews, and Reportage Miner, V. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 1992
  • Konkurrenz edited by Miner, V., Longino, H. E. Berlin: Frauenoffensive. 1991
  • Trespassing Images of Women in Literature Miner, V. edited by Ferguson, M. A. New York: Houghton Mifflin. 1991; 5th
  • Interval Word of Mouth II Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1991
  • Memory and Vision: Road to and From Eressos Women's Studies Quarterly Miner, V. 1991
  • Memory and Vision: Road to and From Eressos Australian Feminist Studies Miner, V. 1991
  • Newsworthy Word of Mouth II Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1991
  • Valentine's Day My Mother's Daughter Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1991
  • BAOTOWN - ANYI,W (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1990; 250 (11): 389-390
  • Dropping Anchor My Father's Daughter Miner, V. edited by Zahava, I. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1990
  • Review of Ordinary Love and Good Will - Jane Smiley Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1990
  • Spinning Friends: May Sarton's Literary Spinsters Old Maids and Radical Spinsters: Unmarried Women in the Twentieth- Century Novel Miner, V. edited by Doan, L. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. 1990
  • Review of Calling Home: Working-Class Women's Writings - Janet Zandy Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1990
  • Review of Light Can Be Both Wave and Particle - Ellen Gilchrist Women's Review of Books Miner, V. 1990
  • Review of Family Pictures - Sue Miller Mother Jones Miner, V. 1990
  • Review of Fay Weldon, The Heart of the Country Contemporary Literary Criticism Yearbook, 1989 Miner, V. edited by Matuz, R. Detroit: Gale. 1990
  • An Imaginative Collectivity of Writers and Readers Lesbian Texts and Contexts: Radical Revisions Miner, V. edited by Jay, K., Glasgow, J. New York: New York University Press. 1990
  • You Remember Sophia Binnewater Tides Miner, V. 1990
  • Trespassing Women on Women Miner, V. edited by Holoch, N., Nestle, J. New York: New American Library. 1990
  • LEADER OF THE BAND - WELDON,F (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1989; 249 (10): 361-362
  • POLARIS AND OTHER STORIES - WELDON,F (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1989; 249 (10): 361-362
  • THE JOY LUCK CLUB - TAN,A (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1989; 248 (16): 566-569
  • 17 SYLLABLES AND OTHER STORIES - YAMAMOTO,H (Book Review) NATION Book Review Authored by: Miner, V. 1989; 248 (16): 566-569
  • Trespassing and Other Stories Miner, V. London: Methuen; Freedom, CA: Crossing Press. 1989
  • The Book in the World Creative Writing In America: Theory and Pedagogy Miner, V. edited by Moxley, J. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. 1989
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