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Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster, American writer, educator. Corresponding and manuscripts in special collection at Hayden Library., Arizona State University, Tempe.; winner Southwest Book award for fiction, 1990. Past member Planning and Zoning Commission, Prescott, Arizona; Member Science Fiction Writers American, Author's Guild American, Writer's Guild American.

Background

  • Foster, Alan Dean was born on November 18, 1946 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1969.

    Career

    • Copywriter for advertising and public relations firm, Studio City, California, 1969-1971. Teacher screen writing, literature, film history University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles City College. Lecturer in field; adjunct faculty Northern Arizona University.

    Works

    • Glory Lane
    • A bored punk rocker, a dumb beauty interested only in shopping and a no-hoper craving acceptance are the unlikely trio who hold the fate of the universe in their hands in this fast-moving Science Fiction tale from the author of "Icerigger", "Cachalot" and "Into the Out Of".

    Membership

    Past member Planning and Zoning Commission, Prescott, Arizona. Member Science Fiction Writers American, Author's Guild American, Writer's Guild American.

    Connections

    • Son of Maxwell (Feinberg) and Helen (Smith) F. Married JoAnn Oxley, July 5, 1975.
    Alan Dean Foster
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    Born November 18, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1969
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1969 - 1971
      Copywriter, for advertising and public relations firm
      Studio City, California, United States