Memorial Service Set for Professor Daniel Stern

March 22, 2007

A memorial service for the late Daniel Stern, University of Houston Cullen Distinguished Professor of English, is scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, March 23 in the Honors College Commons. A reception will follow.

Stern died in January of complications following heart surgery. He joined UH’s Creative Writing Program in 1992. He wrote nine novels, five short story collections, several plays and screenplays and more than 100 essays and reviews. Stern received numerous awards, including the International Prix du Souvenir from the Bergen Belsen Society and the Government of France and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Rosenthal Award in Literature.

Francine Parker