Novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet and educator Kevin St. Jarre lives in Maine. He is an adjunct professor and high school teacher. St. Jarre was raised in Maine’s northernmost town, Madawaska, and served in U.S. Army Intelligence for six years, stationed in Germany, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq. He earned a B.S. in English from the University of Maine at Fort Kent (1997) and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program (2010). He twice attended the Norman Mailer Writers Center on Cape Cod, MA.
He has taught at secondary schools in Maine and is an adjunct professor at York County Community College and the University of Maine at Farmington. His consulting work has taking him around the world with clients as varied as Sprint, GM, DoD, Boeing, Telus, Los Alamos Labs, GiTy, Deutche Telekom, the Chinese Space Agency, and others. He has consulted in Prague, New York City, Calgary, Dallas, Paris, London, Denver, Toronto, Washington D.C., Beijing, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong. He has been invited to present on pedagogical topics at conferences in San Francisco, Chicago, and Atlanta.
His books include three novels in the Night Stalkers series, published by Berkley Books, a subsidiary of Penguin. Military thrillers, titled Night Stalkers (2005), Night Stalkers: Coercion (2005), and Night Stalkers: Homefront (2006), they were written under the pen name Michael Hawke. His poetry has appeared in journals such as Whole Notes and Northern New England Review. His pedagogical essays have appeared in English Journal and thrice in Phi Delta Kappan.
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