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educator , playwright

Charlotte Miriam Anker, American Playwright, educator ( art: literature)playwright, educator. award 1984, Jane Chambers Playwriting award 1985), performed off-off Broadway, 1986, at Wolsey Theater, London, 1988. Member Dramatists Guild.


Anker, Charlotte Miriam was born on July 13, 1934 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. Daughter of Neil Morris and Helen Sarah (Price) Lubin.


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Temple University, 1955. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1955—1956.


Administrative assistant Americans Democratic Action, Washington, 1956—1957. Assistant education director International Union of Electric, Radio and Machine Workers American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1957—1960. Assistant book editor World weekly newspaper, 1961—1962.

Lecturer sociology George Washington University, 1965—1971. Coordinator speakers Democratic National Presidential Campaign, 1972. Managing editor Moment magazine, 1987—1990.

Editor Time-Life Books, 1990—1996.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Last Night I Saw Andromeda, 1975 (Philadelphia Writer's Conference 1st prize, 1974). Co-author: (broadway musical) Onward Victoria, (dramas) Stroke Three, 1982, Sand Castles, 1983, Third Child, 1984 (Margo Jones Playwriting award, 1984, Jane Chambers Playwriting award, 1985), performer off-off broadway, Wolsey Theater, London, 1988.


Precinct vice chairman Democratic Party, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1963—1964, 1969—1970, chairman, 1986—1988. Director tutoring and enrichment program Bells Mill Elementary School, 1969—1972. Member Washington Commission on Arts and Humanities.

Member of Washington Indiana Writers, Society Children's Book Writers, Authors Guild, Dramatists Guild.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, art, stamp collecting/philately.


Married Jerry David Anker, April 12, 1959. Children: Deborah, Daniel.

Neil Morris Lubin

Helen Sarah (Price) Lubin

Jerry David Anker

Deborah Anker

Daniel Anker