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educator , poet

George Ellenbogen, Canadian poet, educator. Recipient award Karolyi Memorial Foundation, 1986, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1987, 92, 93, 2000, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, Montalvo Association, 1987, Whiting Foundation, 1994; grantee Canada International Cultural Relations, 1997, Gesellschaft for Kanada Studies, 1998, Canada Department Foreign Affairs, 2003, Ledig-Rowohlt Foundation, 2004.

Background

Ellenbogen, George was born on November 19, 1934 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Came to the United States, 1966. Son of Moses and Jenny (Borenstein) Ellenbogen.

Education

Bachelor, McGill University, Montreal, 1955. Master of Arts, University Montreal, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, 1969.

Career

Member of faculty, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1965;Professor of English, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1980;department chairman, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1980-1985;director Forum for Creative Writing, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1987;poetry editor, Boston Today, 1978-1981. Visiting professor, writer-in-residence U. Siegen, Germany, 1996.

Works

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, College English Association, National Council Teachers of English.

Connections

Married Karia Doris Feinzig, December 18, 1960 (divorced 1984). Children: Sara Rachel, Adam.

father:
Moses Ellenbogen

mother:
Jenny (Borenstein) Ellenbogen

spouse:
Karia Doris Feinzig

children:
Sara Rachel Ellenbogen

Adam Ellenbogen