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poet , English language and writing educator

Gregory Lee Byrd, American English language and writing educator, poet. Certified Comty. College Instructor, St. Petersburg College Board Trustees. Recipient award Academy American Poets, 1988. Member Associated Writing Programs.

Background

Byrd, Gregory Lee was born on March 29, 1965 in Reno, Nevada, United States. Son of Roy Wiley and Marlys Ann (Gagner) Byrd.

Education

Bachelor in English, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1987. Master of Arts in English and Creative Writing, Florida State University, 1990. Postgrad studies English, University North Carolina, Greensboro,, 1994-1995, 97—.

Career

Editor, Coastline News, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, 1987-1988;assistant professor, St. Petersburg Junior College, Clearwater, Florida, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified Comty. College Instructor, St. Petersburg College Board Trustees.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) in newspapers and journals including: Tampa Review, College English, Poet Lore, International Quarterly, Scarp (Australia), The MacGuffin and others. Also essays in St. Petersburg Times.

Membership

Member Associated Writing Programs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: motorcycling, fishing, carpentry, playing guitar.

Connections

Married Shawna Rae Pinkerton, August 23, 1986.

father:
Roy Wiley Byrd

mother:
Marlys Ann (Gagner) Byrd

spouse:
Shawna Rae Pinkerton