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Allan Douglas Burns

Allan Douglas Burns, American editor, writer. Recipient Don Holliday prize, Henry James & Joseph Connel Societies, 1994. Fundraiser American Birding Association, Colorado Springs, 2002—2003; Member of Colorado Field Ornithologists, Wilderness Society, Natural Resource Defense Council.

Background

  • Burns, Allan Douglas was born on December 21, 1966 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Douglas Foster Burns and Jo Carolyn Anzalone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Allegheny College, Pennsylvania, 1989. Master of Arts, Pennsylvania State College, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State College, 1996.

    Career

    • Assistant professor English James Madison University, Harrisanburg, Virginia, 1996—1998, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1998—2002. Director publications American Birding Association, Colorodo Springs, 2002—2003. Freelance writer, editor self-employed, since 2003.

      Consultant Small Publications Association of North America, Buena Vista, Colorado, since 2004.

    Works

    • Thematic Guide to American Poetry:
    • This unique poetry resource offers interpretations of 250 poems, representing the work of 86 poets from a wide spectrum of historical, contemporary, ethnic, and canonical writers.
    • Author: (book) A Thematic Guide to American Poetry, 2002. Editor: Phoebe Snetsinger's Birding on Borrowed Time, 2003. Contributor articles, reviews to many magazines, journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Fundraiser American Birding Association, Colorado Springs, 2002—2003. Member of Colorado Field Ornithologists, Wilderness Society, Natural Resource Defense Council.

    Personality

    Interests

    Creative writing, reading, music, birdwatching, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Theresa Ann Estebo, April 7, 1955.
    • father: Douglas Foster Burns
    • mother: Jo Carolyn Anzalone
    • spouse: Theresa Ann Estebo
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    Born December 21, 1966
    (age 49)
    Nationality
    • 1989
      Allegheny College
    • 1992
      Pennsylvania State College
    • 1996
      Pennsylvania State College
    • 1996 - 1998
      Assistant, professor English James Madison University
      Virginia, United States
    • 1998 - 2002
      Assistant, professor English James Madison University
      Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
    • 2002 - 2003
      director, publications American Birding Association
    • 2003
      freelance writer

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