Leonard Bishop

Leonard Bishop


Born
in New York, The United States
October 17, 1922

Died
December 19, 2002

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Bishop was a novelist, writing teacher, and newspaper columnist. His novel "Against Heaven’s Hand" was made into the movie "Seven In Darkness" in 1969. He also wrote short stories.

He taught fiction at Columbia University, the University of California at Berkeley, and other institutions, including Fort Riley Middle School, where he was filmed for a video series called "A Writer Teaches Writing." He spoke at writing conferences across the United States.

Bishop died in Manhattan, Kansas, in 2002. His writing and teaching career are documented in the "Leonard Bishop Collection" at Boston University.

Average rating: 3.73 · 88 ratings · 13 reviews · 13 distinct works
Dare to Be a Great Writer: ...

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The Everlasting

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Against Heaven's Hand

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1963
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Down All Your Streets

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1952 — 3 editions
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The Desire Years

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The Butchers

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The Life and Times of Willi...

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Biography of Maurice Utrillo

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Make My Bed in Hell

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