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Literature educator , writer

Elyce Edelman Melmon, American literature educator, writer. Recipient Isabelle Lemon Community Spirit award, Palo Alto, Ca., 2010. Member of Drama League, Academy American Poets, American Jewish Congress, Amnesty International.

Background

Melmon, Elyce Edelman was born on May 15, 1937 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Albert Lloyd and Anita Ruth Edelman.

Education

Bachelor, Dominican College, San Rafael, California, 1971. Master of Arts in English, Dominican College, San Rafael, California, 1975.

Career

Freelance writer, since 1955. English teacher Dominican University, San Rafael, California, 1975—1977, San Domenico, San Anselmo, 1976—1979. Teacher Woodside Priory, Portola Valley, 1979—1981.

Head English department, teacher Castilleja School, Palo Alto, 1981—1997. Volunteer teacher OICW, Menlo Park, California, 1996—1998, Eastside College Preparatory, East Palo Alto, California, 1998—2003.

Membership

Member of Drama League, Academy American Poets, American Jewish Congress, Amnesty International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, harp, gardening, flower arranging.

Connections

Married Kenneth Lloyd Melmon, June 9, 1957 (deceased April 2002). Children: Bradley Scott, Debra Wynne.

father:
Albert Lloyd

mother:
Anita Ruth Edelman

spouse:
Kenneth Lloyd Melmon

children:
Bradley Scott Melmon

Debra Wynne Melmon