Samuel Atlee

Financial Communications Consultant, Self-employed

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Professional Background

10 years as writer/department director with The Wall Street Journal; 10 years as senior financial writer with the Vanguard Group; 10 years self-employes as financial communications consultant

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?

Teaching-Writing Fellow at Iowa Writers' Workshop (1977); National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction (2000); over 30 short stories published in literary magazines, including Shenandoah, Missouri Review, Writers' Forum, etc; published two collections of short stories "Men at Risk" (2002) and "Baby Why Not?" (2008); won Anne Flexner Creative Writing Award when at Duke (1973).

Samuel Atlee