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educator , poet

Chris Foran, American poet, educator. Recipient Bakeless award, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, 1998, residency, Yaddo, 2000, 2001, Hoyns fellowship, University Virginia, 2001.


Foran, Chris was born on November 6, 1959 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Edward Michael Forhan and Ange Yvonne Peterson.


Bachelor in Communications, Washington State University, 1982. Master of Arts in English, University New Hampshire, 1987. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University Virginia, 2003.


Teacher English Clinton (North Carolina) High School, 1987—1989. Instructor English Trident Technology College, Charleston, South Carolina, 1989—1999. Professor English New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 2000—2001.

Member faculty Master of Fine Arts program for writers Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, North Carolina, since 2000.


Edward Michael Forhan

Ange Yvonne Peterson