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Gianni DeVincent-Hayes papers


Gianni DeVincent-Hayes papers
DeVincent-Hayes, Gianni
Collection number:
2006-110, 2009-57
32 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Gianni (Nan) DeVincent-Hayes, (1949- ) received her Ph. D. in creative writing from the University of Maryland, College Park. DeVincent-Hayes, who writes under several pen names, has published fifteen works of fiction and non-fiction and written more than one hundred articles and short stories in major newspapers and national magazines. She has written biographies, about current events as well as made appearances on national radio and television shows. Additionally, she hosts a radio show, founded the Writers Bloc, Inc., and runs three websites. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, videotapes, audiotapes, and page proofs associated with some of DeVincent-Hayes's publications: Zambelli: First Family of Fireworks, Jacob's Fire, Thy Brother's Reaper, 22 Friar Street, The Last of the Wallendas, Troublesome Grammar, and some unpublished works. There is also research material, including photographs and postcards, related to her books on local histories, Ocean City, Rehoboth Beach, Wallops Island, and Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. The collection is unprocessed, but a preliminary inventory is available.

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