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Leonard Bishop

Born: Oct 17, 1922

Death: Dec 19, 2002

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Leonard Bishop

Date of Birth : Oct 17, 1922
Date of Death : Dec 19, 2002
Birth Place : New York City

Leonard Bishop was a novelist, writing teacher, and newspaper columnist. He wrote for over five decades, only stopping two weeks before his death in 2002. He has worked alongside other famous authors such as Mario Puzo, William Styron, Joseph Heller, Richard Wright, and Harlan Ellison. Bishop has been recognized as one of the seven top writing teachers in the United States. His career in writing and teaching is archived at Boston University in the Leonard Bishop Collection.


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