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Gerald Daniel Stern, American poet. Fellow Academy American Poets.

Background

Stern, Gerald Daniel was born on February 22, 1925 in Pittsburgh. Son of Harry and Ida (Barach) Stern.

Education

Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1947. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1949.

Career

English teacher, principal Lake Grove (New York ) School, 1951-1953. English teacher Victoria Doctor Secondary School, Glasgow, Scotland, 1953-1954. English instructor Temple University, Philadelphia, 1956-1963.

Associate professor English Indiana (Pennsylvania) University of Pennsylvania, 1963-1967. Professor English Somerset (New Jersey) County College, 1968-1982. Professor English, Writers' Workshop, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1982-1996.

Lecturer Douglas College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1968. Visiting poet Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1978, University Pittsburgh, 1978. Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1980, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1988, New York University, 1989, 91, Princeton University, 1989.

Fanny Hurst professor Washignton University, St. Louis, 1985. Coal chair creative writing University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1984.

Works

Membership

Fellow Academy American Poets.

Connections

Married Patricia Miller, September 12, 1952 (divorced). Children: Rachel, David.

father:
Harry Stern

mother:
Ida (Barach) Stern

spouse:
Patricia Miller

children:
Rachel Stern

David Stern