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Wendy Alison Walker

Wendy Alison Walker, American writer, educator. Recipient Gertrude Stein award in innovative American poetry Contemporary Arts Educational Project, Los Angeles,1995; fellow MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1993, National Endowment for Humanities-Union College, Schenectady, 1993.

Background

  • Walker, Wendy Alison was born on January 25, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Alexander and Hannah Lee (Eisner) Walker.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1972. Master of Arts in Art and Education, Columbia University, 1974.

    Career

    • Teacher art Professional Children's School, New York City, 1974-1976. Teacher art and art history St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School, 1981-1993. Accoc. professor writing program New College, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, since 1995, instructor fiction 23d Annual Writers' Conference, 1995.

      Resident Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1994.

    Works

    • Author: The Sea-Rabbit, or, The Artist of Life, 1988, The Secret Service, 1992, Stories Out of Omarie, 1995.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Art Awareness, Lexington, New York, since 1992, visual arts consultant, 1994-1995. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Visual arts, theater, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas Sergeant La Farge, November 26, 1982.
    • father: Alexander Walker
    • mother: Hannah Lee (Eisner) Walker
    • spouse: Thomas Sergeant La Farge
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    Born January 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Harvard University
    • 1974
      Columbia University
    • 1974 - 1976
      Teacher, art Professional Children's School
    • 1981 - 1993
      teacher, art and art history St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School
    • 1995
      accoc. professor, writing program New College
      Hempstead, New York, United States