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Guy Carleton Drewry

Guy Carleton Drewry, American author. Named Poet Laureate Commonwealth Virginia life, 1970. Member of Poetry Society of America (regional vice president), Poetry Society Virginia (president 1952-1955).

Background

  • Drewry, Guy Carleton was born on May 21, 1901 in Stevensburg, Virginia, United States. Son of Review Samuel Richard and Julia Harriett (Pinckard) Drewry.

  • Career

    • Statistician Norfolk & Western Runway. Instructor creative writing University Virginia Extension Division. Associate editor The Lyric, 1929—1949.

      Visiting lecturer English American Poetry Hollins College, 1952—1953.

    Works

    Membership

    Member of Poetry Society of America (regional vice president), Poetry Society Virginia (president 1952-1955).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Elizabeth McDonald, April 2, 1942. Children: Barbara Louise, Guy Carleton.
    • father: Review Samuel Richard Drewry
    • mother: Julia Harriett (Pinckard) Drewry
    • spouse: Margaret Elizabeth McDonald
    • children: Barbara Louise Drewry
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    Nationality
    • 1929 - 1949
      associate, editor The Lyric
    • 1952 - 1953
      visiting lecturer, English American Poetry Hollins College

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