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Creative writing educator

Franz Keith Baskett, American creative writing educator. Recipient Raymond L. Barnes award University Arkansas Press, 1990, prize American Academy Poets, 1991, Top 10 Finisher award Coast Magazine fiction contest, 1995.

Background

Baskett, Franz Keith was born on July 21, 1952 in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States. Son of Edward Keith and Carol June (Brown) Baskett.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Painting, University Arkansas, 1975. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetry, University Arkansas, 1990.

Career

Lecturer in creative writing University Mississippi, Oxford, since 1991. Referee Mercher University Press, Macon, Georgia, since 1992. Reader Associated Writing Program Benefit Reading Series, since 1995.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poems) The Accident Prone Man, 1993. Contributor more than 60 poems to professional journals.

Membership

Reader to blind U. Superior vena cava syndrome, U. Arkansas, 1989-1990. Member American Association of University Professors, Association Writing Programs, United States Golf Association, Rebel Golf Association, Amnesty International, Students for Environmental Awareness.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: floraculture, cooking, golf, weightlifting.

Connections

Married Nancy Gene Ruppert, May 21, 1975 (divorced June 1979). Married Cynthia Dale Wise. Children: Sperry, Shana, Keith.

father:
Edward Keith Baskett

mother:
Carol June (Brown) Baskett

spouses:
Nancy Gene Ruppert

Cynthia Dale Wise

children:
Sperry Baskett

Shana Baskett

Keith Baskett