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poet , educator emerita

Alberta Turner, American poet, educator emerita.

Background

Turner, Alberta was born on October 22, 1919 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1940. Master of Arts, Wellesley College, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1946.

Career

Lecturer Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1946-1969. From lecturer to professor Cleveland State University, 1964-1990, professor emerita, from 1990. Associate editor Field: Contemporary Poetry and Poetics, since 1970.

Works

Connections

Daughter of Albert Tucker. Widowed; children: Prue, Brent.

father:
Albert Tucker Turner

children:
Prue Turner

Brent Turner