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Charles Douglass Plymell, American writer, educator. Named Most Promising Poet, World Book, 1976; nominee National Book award, 1972.


Plymell, Charles Douglass was born on April 26, 1935 in Holcomb, Kansas, United States. Son of Fred Plymell and Audrey Laster.


Master of Arts in Writing, Johns Hopkins University, 1970. Student, Wichita State University, 1961.


Instructor Johns Hopkins University, 1969-1970. Lecturer English composition St. Mary's College Maryland, 1970. Assistant professor Jessup Penitentiary campus Essex c.C., 1981-1985.

Lecturer George Mason University, 1982-1983. Instructor university scholars' program Colgate University, 1987. Writing specialist State University of New York, Oneonta, 1987-1998.

Adjunct professor Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 1986-1998, State University of New York Institute of Technology, 1993. Panelist, guest reader International Conference Counter-Culture, Biblioteque National, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1975. Panelist, guest author Maryland Writer's Conference, Catonsville Community College, 1976, Western Maryland Writing Program, Western Maryland College, 1977.

Panelist, consultant Coordinator Council Literature Magazines, Albuquerque, 1978. Guest reader, editor Long Island Bookfair, Commonwealth Post College, 1978. Consultant New York State Council on Arts.



Married Pamela Beach, September 3, 1966. Children: Elizabeth, William.

Fred Plymell

Audrey Laster

Pamela Beach

Elizabeth Plymell

William Plymell