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Daniel Keyes

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Daniel Keyes, American Author. Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist fellow, 1986-1987; recipient Baker Fund award 1986-1987, Distinguished Alumnus Honor award Brooklyn College CUNY, 1988. Served with United States Maritime Service, 1945-1947. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Dramatists' Guild, Mystery Writers of America.

Background

Keyes, Daniel was born on August 9, 1927 in New York City. Son of William and Betty (Alicke) Keyes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Psychology, Brooklyn College, 1950;Master of Arts in English, Brooklyn College, 1961.

Career

Association fiction editor, Magazine Management Company. New York City, 1950-1952;vice president, Fenko and Keyes Photography, Inc., 1952-1953;teacher English, New York City Board Education, 1955-1962;instructor English, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1962-1966;member of faculty, Ohio U., Athens, since 1966;Professor of English and creative writing, Ohio U., 1972-1997;agent, William Morris Agency, New York City, California.

Achievements

  • In 2000 was honored with Professor emeritus status. Brooklyn College awarded Keyes its 1988, "Distinguished Alumnus Medal of Honor."

Membership

Served with United States Maritime Service, 1945-1947. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Dramatists' Guild, Mystery Writers of America.

Connections

Married Aurea Georgina Vazquez, October 14,1952. Children— Hillary Ann, Leslie Joan.

father:
William Keyes

mother:
Betty (Alicke) Keyes

spouse:
Aurea Georgina Vazquez