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educator , publisher , writer , poet

Carol Faulkner Peck, American Poet, writer, publisher, educator. Assembly scholar University of Michigan, 1953; recipient Hopwood award, 1953, firstprize sonnet division Alexandria Branch, National League of America Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women, 1984, Distinguished Achievement award Ednl. Press Association American, 1989, Execellencein Teaching award University Maryland./U. College, 1993.

Background

Peck, Carol Faulkner was born on June 20, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Edward Carroll and Barbara Ann (Fite) Faulkner.

Education

Bachelor in English, University of Michigan, 1958;Master of Arts in English, U. Maryland., 1964;postgraduate in Teaching Creative Writing, U. Denver, 1977.

Career

Artist-in-education, Maryland. State Arts Council, Baltimore, since 1971;lecturer in English, U. Maryland. University College, College Park, Maryland., since 1971;writer in residence, Sidwell Friends School, Washington, District of Columbia, 1978-1991;poetry workshop leader, Montgomery County Public Schools Alternative Programs, Rockville, Maryland., since 1978.

Leader numerous poetry and writing workshops for educational and other audiences, since 1971. Editorial board Maryland. English Journal, 1968-1984, 95-.

Editor novels and dissertations for writers of same. Owner carolpeck productions, pacem Press.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: From Deep Within, 1989, One World: A Cantata for Peace, 1992, Why the Chimes Rang (musical), 1992, I Ain't Gonna Write No Pome!, 1997, numerous poems. Contributor articles to professional journals. Member editorial board: Maryland English Journal, 1968-1984, since 1995.

Membership

Volunteer poetry workshop leader Bethesda Retirement and Nursing Center, Chevy Chase, Maryland., 1978-1991. Judge numerous school and literature groups poetry and writing contests. Volunteer Hospice Caring, Inc., since 1994.

Member Writers Center, National Council Teachers English, Council on English Leadership, Maryland. Council Teachers of English Language Arts, International Women's Writing Guild, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Lawrence David Peck, December 18, 1954. Children: David Edward Peck, Wendy Carol Peck Webster.

father:
Edward Carroll Faulkner

mother:
Barbara Ann (Fite) Faulkner

spouse:
Lawrence David Peck

children:
David Edward Peck

Wendy Carol Peck Webster Peck