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Email: bruce@mcallistercoaching.com
Website: www.mcallistercoaching.com

M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Fiction), University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
B.A. in English, Claremont Men's College, Claremont, CA


Writing Coach and Book and Screenplay Consultant
Coach and Consultant to new writers wishing to explore writing; writers who have been writing avocationally for years and now want to try it professionally; and first-time and established authors of popular books (fiction, non-fiction and poetry), scholarly/scientific books (all fields), doctoral dissertations, conference papers, journal articles, popular magazine articles, teleplays and screenplays.

Guest-Lecturer and Workshop Leader
Guest-lectures and workshops on American cultural myth, Jungian psychology, earthquake preparedness, archeology, early man and multicultural education, cultural anthropology, scientific paradigms and sub-cultures, science education for women and minorities, careers in science and communication, careers in publishing, forecasting, intermedia writing and art, science fiction, a writer's life, the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Novel, paleontology, writing for health, writing for Hollywood, using hero patterns in writing, and other topics; to college classes and groups, professional organizations, community groups, and primary and secondary schools; and on radio and television.

University of Redlands, Faculty, Redlands, CA
Professor of English/Writing. Edith R. White Distinguished Professor of Literature and WritingDirector, Writing Program. Director, Professional Writing Track, Writing Program. Director, Internship Program in Communications. Teaching: Writing workshops in fiction, poetry, dramatic writing (stage and screen) and creative non-fiction; writing for advertising and public relations, technical and scientific writing, business writing, proposal writing, writing across the professions; American popular culture, various literature courses. Directed independent projects in media theory, journalism, popular culture, popular literature, creativity theory, writing and technology, and writing in the social sciences, natural sciences, humanities and performing arts. Responsible for visiting writers series, writing competitions, other events; advised student newspaper and magazines. Various teaching and service awards.


Finalist, Professor of the Year, Mortarboard Honor Society
Outstanding Faculty Research Award
Jubilee Service Medallion, 75th Anniversary of the University of Redlands
Professor of the Year, Mortarboard Honor Society, University of Redlands

National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowship
Finalist, Hugo Award; Nebula Award; Shirley Jackson Award; Locust Award
Finalist, Essay Category, New Letters Writing Awards
Juror, James Tiptree Memorial Award/Best Novel on Feminist/Humanist Themes; Nebula Award;
     Philip K. Dick Award; World Fantasy Award
Judge, CCLM College Literary Magazine Competition, National Endowment for the Arts
Fellow in Fiction, Squaw Valley Community of Writers
Scholar in Poetry, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference


Italian (good)
Spanish (fair)

Residence and intensive language study, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Residence and middle school education, Lerici, Italy; studio art study, Institute of the Fine Arts, Florence
European and Mediterranean itineraries