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language educator , poet

Barry Nathan Goldensohn, American Poet, English educator. National Endowment for Humanities grantee, 1977-1978; Vermont Council of Arts grantee; New York Foundation for the Arts grantee.

Background

Goldensohn, Barry Nathan was born on April 26, 1937 in New York City. Son of Joseph Benjamin and Shirley (Friedburg) Goldensohn.

Education

Bachelor, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1957;Master of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1959.

Career

Instructor IIT, Chicago, 1959-1961, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1961-1962. Co-founder, teacher, director Pacific High School, Portola Valley, California, 1962-1965. Teacher Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 1965-1970.

Visiting professor Writers Workshop, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1970-1972. Teacher Goddard College, 1972-1977. Dean humanities and arts Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1977-1982.

Professor English Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1982—2003. Retired, 2003.

Works

Connections

Married Lorrie Myer, August 5, 1956. Children: Matthew, Rachel.

father:
Joseph Benjamin Goldensohn

mother:
Shirley (Friedburg) Goldensohn

spouse:
Lorrie Myer

children:
Matthew Goldensohn

Rachel Goldensohn