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Barbara May Holley, American publisher. President Parent-Teachers Association Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, 1958-1959, also Westview Junior High School, 1959-1960. Member Florida State Poets Association (president since 1977, founder Miami Earth Chapter), Laramore Rader Poetry Group (president 1979-1980).

Background

Holley, Barbara May was born on April 14, 1926 in Rockville Center, New York, United States. Daughter of Robert Howard and Eva Revenna (Golding) Smith.

Education

Student, Barbizon School, 1946. Student, Columbia University, 1953. Student, Florida International University.

Career

Manager medical office Orthopedic Associates, Hollywood, Florida, 1962-1972. Transcriptionist radiological North Miami (Florida) General Hospital, 1976-1980. Public various tabloids and journals, since 1982.

Producer, host Station WLRN, Cable-television Educational, Miami, since 1982. Teacher Michael Ann Russel Junior Community College, Miami, Aventura, Northeast Regional Library, North Miami.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Pieces of a Qoman, 1982 (nominated for Pulitzer Prize). Public EARTHWISE: A Journal of Poetry, since 1984.

Membership

President Parent-Teachers Association Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, 1958-1959, also Westview Junior High School, 1959-1960. Member Florida State Poets Association (president since 1977, founder Miami Earth Chapter), Laramore Rader Poetry Group (president 1979-1980).

Connections

Married Robert J. Raynor, April 29, 1945 (divorced 1955). Children: Robert, James, Linda, Michele. Married Joseph Holley, September 11, 1956.

Children: Deborah, Catherine, Joseph.

father:
Robert Howard Smith

mother:
Eva Revenna (Golding) Smith

spouses:
Robert J. Raynor

Joseph Holley

children:
Robert Holley

James Holley

Linda Holley

Michele Holley

Deborah Holley

Catherine Holley

Joseph Holley