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language educator , poet

Dabney Stuart, American poet, language educator. Recipient Dylan Thomas prize Poetry Society of America, 1965, Governor's award State of Virginia, 1979, Library. Virginia Poetry award, 2006; National Education Association literature fellow, 1975, 82, Guggenheim fellow, 1987-1988, Individual Artist fellow Virginia Commission for Arts, 1995, resident fellow Rockefeller Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy, 2000.

Background

Stuart, Dabney was born on November 4, 1937 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Walker Dabney Junior and Martha (vonSchilling) Stuart.

Education

AB, Davidson College, 1960. AM, Harvard University, 1962.

Career

Instructor College William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1961-1965. Professor English Washington and Lee University, Lexington, 1965—2002, S. Blount Mason Junior professor English, 1991—2002. Visiting professor Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1968-1969, Ohio University, Athens, 1975, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1981-1983.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Food, travel, painting.

Connections

Married Sandra Westcott, January 20, 1983. Children: Martha, Nathan vonSchilling, Darren Wynne.

father:
Walker Dabney Stuart Junior

mother:
Martha (vonSchilling) Stuart

spouse:
Sandra Westcott

children:
Martha Stuart

Nathan vonSchilling Stuart

Darren Wynne Stuart