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J. Duane Locke Edit Profile

painter , photographer , poet

J. Duane Locke, Austrian poet, painter, photographer. Recipient Walt Whitman award, Poetry Society of America, 1974, Charles Agnoff award, Literature Review, 1974, Edna St. Vincent Miller award, Smith Publication, 1974.

Background

Locke, J. Duane was born on December 29, 1921 in Vienna. Son of Julius Guy and Finis Taylor Locke.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1958.

Career

Poet in residence, creative writing and literature teacher University Tampa, Florida, 1958—1982.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Watching Wisteria, 1995, numerous poems. Exhibitions include University Florida, one-man shows include Tampa Pyramid Gallery, 2003.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Philosophy, opera, birdwatching.

Connections

father:
Julius Guy

mother:
Finis Taylor Locke