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poet , English language educator

Jean Pumphrey, American English language educator, poet. National Endowment for Arts grantee for funding Poetry Center, College of San Mateo. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Poetry Society of America, California Writer's Club, Marin Poetry Center (co-president).

Background

Pumphrey, Jean was born on December 3, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert E. and Audrey Pumphrey.

Education

Bachelor, Denison University, 1953. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1967.

Career

Professor of English, College of San Mateo, California, since 1967. Founding director Poetry Center, College of San Mateo, 1970-1993.

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Poetry Society of America, California Writer's Club, Marin Poetry Center (co-president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: animals, gardening, computers.

Connections

father:
Robert E.

mother:
Audrey Pumphrey