Sandy Asher Biography

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Sandra Fenichel Asher was born October 16, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Dr. Benjamin and Fanny Weiner Fenichel. She attended the University of Pennsylvania then transferred to Indiana University where she earned a bachelor's degree in 1964. A year's graduate study at the University of Connecticut and an elementary education certificate from Drury College in Springfield, Missouri, augmented her formal education.

Asher combined her love for theater and writing as early as second grade when she wrote and starred in plays that toured from classroom to classroom. Since then she has honed her skills and published numerous award-winning plays which have been produced across the country. She is also a poet, having published some seventy poems, and has contributed stories and articles to several national magazines, for both children and adults.

Writing for young adults is a responsibility Asher takes very seriously. Because teen-agers use...

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