Sharon Oard Warner

 Sharon Oard Warner

Professor Emerita

Creative Writing


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Sharon Oard Warner is the author of two novels, a short story collection, and an edited anthology of stories on AIDS. Her craft book, Writing the Novella, is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press on March 1, 2021. Warner’s essays and articles have appeared in The AWP Chronicle, The Writer, Writer’s Digest, Studies in Short Fiction, Studies in the Novel and others. Her writing has been republished in The Year’s Best Writing on Writing, The Writer’s Handbook, Writer’s Digest Yearbook, The Writer’s Guide to Fiction: How to Write, Polish, and Publish Short Stories and Novels, Short Story Criticism and others. From 1999-2016, she founded and directed the Taos Summer Writers' Conference, one of the largest such gatherings in the country. In recent years, she has been studying and writing feature-length screenplays.

Warner is Professor Emerita of English Language & Literature and Co-Chair for the D. H. Lawrence Ranch Initiatives.

Department of English Language and Literature
Humanities Building, Second Floor
MSC03 2170
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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