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Gilbert Bruce Allen

Gilbert Bruce Allen, American English language educator, poet. Recipient various poetry and fiction awards. Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Poetry Society of America, Philological Association of the Carolinas.

Background

  • Allen, Gilbert Bruce was born on January 1, 1951 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States. Son of Joseph Aloysius and Marie Dawn (Skocik) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1977.

    Career

    • Teacher English Odessa-Montour Center School, Odessa, New York, 1974-1975. Instructor English Cornell University, Ithaca, 1975-1977. Assistant professor English Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1977-1983, associate professor, 1983-1989, professor, since 1989.

    Works

    • Author: In Everything: Poems 1972-1979, 1982, Second Chances, 1991, Commandments at Eleven, 1994, Driving to Distraction, 2003. Editor Furman Studies, 1981-1990.

    Membership

    Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Poetry Society of America, Philological Association of the Carolinas.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Jean Szigeti, August 17, 1974.
    • father: Joseph Aloysius Allen
    • mother: Marie Dawn (Skocik) Allen
    • spouse: Barbara Jean Szigeti
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    Born January 1, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Cornell University
    • 1974
      Cornell University
    • 1977
      Cornell University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Teacher, English Odessa-Montour Center School
      Odessa, Texas, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      instructor, English Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1977 - 1983
      assistant, professor English Furman University
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States

    Award