of English, Dr. Stephen Coyne, has had two works recently
selected for publication in literary magazines.
Coyne's short story
"Hollowed Be Thy Name" appeared in the March/April
issue of The North American Review, published by the University
of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Originally founded in Boston
in 1815, the magazine is the oldest literary magazine in America,
and has twice won the National Magazine Award for Fiction.
Contributors to the magazine have included Walt Whitman, Henry
James, and Andrew Carnegie.
Coyne's poem "Living
Down Jersey" appeared in the Spring/Summer 2004 issue
of The Potomac Review, a literary journal of the arts and
humanities published by Montgomery College in Rockville ,
and poetry have appeared in such publications as The Georgia
Review, Southern Review, American Short Fiction, Prairie Schooner,
and elsewhere. He was the recipient of the New Jersey State
Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship in 1998 and
has received a number of writing awards, including first prize
in The Mississippi Review's 1996 fiction contest and the Prairie
Schooner's 1991 Reader's Choice Award.
Coyne has been a
professor of English at Morningside since 1988 and is the
creator and coordinator of the Sioux City Reading Series,
which brings nationally published poets, novelists, and short
story writers to Sioux City. He graduated from Catawba College
in North Carolina in 1972 and received his master's degree
from the University of North Carolina in 1976 and his doctorate
from the University of Denver in 1988.