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Creative writing educator

Grace Burgdorf Martin, American creative writing educator. Certified teacher grades 7-12, New York. Recipient 1st prize Labor in Literature Contest, 1994, award Chautauqua Women's Club Poetry Contest, 1997, 98, others; resident Just Buffalo Literature Center, 1988, Residencies Center for Mark Twain Study, 1989, 90; Chautauqua writer in residence, 1992. Member International Center for Women Playwrights (dramaturg), Just Buffalo Writer's Center.

Background

Martin, Grace Burgdorf was born on March 4, 1916 in Buffalo, New York, United States. Daughter of Paul Max and Grace Victoria (Claven) Burgdorf.

Education

Bachelor in Drama and Speech, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1967. Postgraduate, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968.

Career

Advisory board citizen emeritus Niagara Community College, Sanborn, New York, 1983-1984. Advisory board Unitarian Fellowship, Chautauqua, New York, 1995-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher grades 7-12, New York.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Postcard From Armageddon, 1986, Magic Ain't Nothin' But a Pair o'Big Sleeves, 1988, Grannies: 101, 1992. Playwright: The Coffee Machine, The Broccoli Thing. Contributing journalist: Buffalo News.

Membership

Member International Center for Women Playwrights (dramaturg), Just Buffalo Writer's Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sculpting.

Connections

Married Edwin Russel Martin, August 1, 1936. Children: Bonnie Jean, Hope Elizabeth.

father:
Paul Max Burgdorf

mother:
Grace Victoria (Claven) Burgdorf

spouse:
Edwin Russel Martin

children:
Bonnie Jean Martin

Hope Elizabeth Martin