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Allene Marie Parker, American writer, educator. Ordained minister, 1986. Research grantee Huntington Library. Idaho State University, 1995. Member Modern Language Association, Portneuf Valley Quilter's Guild, Ina Coolbrith Circle, Idah State University Creative Writer's Alliance, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Gamma Sigma.

Background

Parker, Allene Marie was born on October 23, 1959 in Visalia, California, United States. Daughter of Allen Wayne and Phyllis Marie (Holman) Parker.

Education

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, College of Sequoias, 1978. Bachelor in Religion, Chapman College, 1980. Master of Arts in Religion and the Arts, School of Theology Claremont, 1982.

Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing, San Francisco State University, 1988. District Attorney in English, Idaho State University, 1996.

Career

Research assistant School of Theology, Claremont, California, 1980-1982. Editorial assistant Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1982-1983. Assistant editor University California, Berkeley, 1985-1986.

Co-pastor Peace United Church of Christ, Tilden, Nebraska, 1990-1992. Teaching assistant Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, 1993, fellow, 1994-1996, visiting assistant professor, since 1996. Textile artist Tumbleweeds Quilt/Arts, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Ordained minister, 1986.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Portneuf Valley Quilter's Guild, Ina Coolbrith Circle, Idah State University Creative Writer's Alliance, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Gamma Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, music, languages, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married John S. Mansell, June 5, 1982.

father:
Allen Wayne Parker

mother:
Phyllis Marie (Holman) Parker

spouse:
John S. Mansell