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Beth Singer Bentley, American poet. Member American Association of University Women, Poetry Society of America.

Background

Bentley, Beth Singer was born on October 7, 1921 in St. Paul. Daughter of Arthur G. and Helen (Blumenfeld) Singer.

Education

Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1943;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1946.

Career

Instructor, Bellevue (Washington) Community College, 1969-1974;instructor, Gifted in Humanities, Tacoma (Washington) Public Schools, 1975-1979;instructor, U. Washington, Seattleinstructor poetry workshop, continuing education, U. Washington, Seattle, 1980-1990. Founder, director, N.W. Poets Reading Series, Seattle, Washington, 1960-1974.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (chapter book) Field of Snow, 1973, Philosophical Investigations, 1977, The Purely Visible, 1980. (poetry) Phone Calls from the Dead, 1971, Country of Resemblances, 1976, Little Fires, 1997. Editor: Selected Poems of Hazel Hall, 1980.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, Poetry Society of America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travelling, translation, research.

Connections

Married Bentley George Nelson, October 24, 1952. Children: Sean David, Julian Margaret.

father:
Arthur G. Singer

mother:
Helen (Blumenfeld) Singer

spouse:
Bentley George Nelson

children:
Sean David Bentley

Julian Margaret Bentley