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English language educator

Eric Robert Nelson, American English language educator. Fellow Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1987, 88, merit fellow Johns Hopkins University, 1977, Hambridge Center for the Arts, 1997; recipient Irene Leache award in Poetry, Chrysler Museum, 1977, 78, Doris Kellog Neale award in Poetry, Mickle St. Review, 1982, Honorary mention Roberts Writing Awards, 1989; winner Arkansas Poetry award, 1990, Georgia Poetry Circuit Competition, 1992.

Background

Nelson, Eric Robert was born on December 10, 1952 in San Angelo, Texas, United States. Son of David R. and Emma (Hutchinson) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1977.

Career

Copyright examiner, Library. of Congress, Washington, 1982-1984;English instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1984-1989;assistant Professor of English and creative writing, Georgia Southern U., Statesboro, 1989-1996;associate professor, Georgia Southern U., Statesboro, since 1996. Judge annual contest Virginia Poetry Society, 1990, Georgia Poetry Society, 1989.

Works

Membership

Member Association Writing Programs.

Connections

Married Stephanie A. Tames, October 17, 1980. Children: Benjamin, Claire.

father:
David R. Nelson

mother:
Emma (Hutchinson) Nelson

spouse:
Stephanie A. Tames

children:
Benjamin Nelson

Claire Nelson