Virginia Slachman

Virginia Slachman

Lecturer in College Writing
PHD, University of Cincinnati

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  • CB 1096
    1 Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130

Virginia Slachman is the author of three collections of poetry, a novel, and an award-winning chapbook in addition to her memoir, Many Brave Hearts, recounting her family's struggles with PTSD.

Many Brave Hearts was recently selected as part of Ridley Scott's "Launch Pad" competition for presentation to Hollywood film executives looking for TV and film options. Former poetry editor of Aspen Anthology and associate director of the Aspen Writers Conference, Slachman’s work has received numerous fellowships and awards. A Pushcart-nominated poet, her work has appeared in many literary journals and anthologies, both in the U.S. and the U.K. She has served as a professor of creative writing and literature for over twenty years.