|Death: ||Dec. 1, 2010|
RIVERSIDE, CA — Stephen Minot, 83, novelist, short story writer, textbook writer, and teacher, died on December 1, 2010, in Riverside, California, of a stroke.
Author of three novels, two collections of short stories, and two college textbooks, Minot taught literature and creative writing at Bowdoin College, Trinity College (Connecticut), and the University of California, Riverside, where he served as Chair of the Department of Creative Writing.
Minot was born in Boston, graduated from Harvard University in 1951, and received a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1955.
Minot is survived by his wife, Virginia, a Riverside printmaker. He also leaves three sons and their wives; Reid with Marian Schwartz, Nicholas with Lisa Daniels, and Chrystos with Tara Goldin, as well as six grandchildren. He and his wife lived in Riverside, California, and spent summers in Harpswell, Maine.
Services will be held in Riverside on December 27 and in Harpswell in August.
Published: Monday, December 24, 2010 The Times Record
Created by: sandpipertoo
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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