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Alice Adams, American Writer. Recipient Best American Short Stories award, 1976, 92, 96, O. Henry awards, 1971-1982, 84-96, Academy and Institute award in literature American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1992; grantee National Education Association, 1976; Guggenheim fellow, 1978-1979. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Background

Adams, Alice was born on August 14, 1926 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Nicholson Barney and Agatha Erskine (Boyd) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Radcliffe College, 1946.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Connections

1 son, Peter Adams Linenthal.

father:
Nicholson Barney Adams

mother:
Agatha Erskine (Boyd) Adams