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Paul Metcalf

Paul Metcalf, American writer, educator. Recipient Morton Dauwen Zabel award American Academy Institute Arts and Letters, 1987.

Background

  • Metcalf, Paul was born on November 7, 1917 in East Milton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Knight and Eleanor (Melville) Metcalf.

  • Education

    • Preparatory school diploma, Taft School, Watertown, Connecticut, 1936.

    Career

    • Visiting professor University California, San Diego, State University of New York, Albany, University Kansas, Simon's Rock Early College. Panelist for literature division National Education Association. Reader, judge National Education Association fellowships.

      Reader, judge private and state fellowships in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota.

    Works

    • Genoa
    • "[Genoa] invites us to pass our minds down a new but ancient track, to become, ourselves, both fact and fiction, and to discover something true about the geography of time.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Harman Blackford, May 30, 1942. Children: Anne, Adrienne.
    • father: Henry Knight Metcalf
    • mother: Eleanor (Melville) Metcalf
    • spouse: Nancy Harman Blackford
    • children: Anne Metcalf
    • Adrienne Metcalf
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    Born November 7, 1917
    Died January 21, 1999
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1936
      Taft School