See "Parker, Robert B."
Got his PhD from Northeastern (I think), and even taught for a bit before
his novels began to pay (and pay and pay).
Of course that was a while ago.
And don't look at me. I teach, but my Master's is in Tudor-Stuart English
and 19th century American history. No MFA here.
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 5:13 AM, Rob Kantner <email@example.com> wrote:
> That's a hoot. Their requirement for Ph.D would, I think, be
> generically disqualifying; my college experience (crammed 4-year
> degree into 9 years) taught me that no self respecting English Ph.D
> would soil him/herself writing mystery/suspense. Except, possibly,
> under a pen name -- but then how could it be proved? What a stitch.
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