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educator , writer

Jeffrey Jay Folks, American writer, educator. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1979, 82, 88, 89, 91, 93; James Still fellow University Kentucky, 1984, 89. Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Society Study of Southern Literature, Japan American Literature Association.

Background

Folks, Jeffrey Jay was born on October 16, 1948 in Tulsa.

Education

Bachelor, Reed College, 1969. Master of Arts, University Bloomington, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1977.

Career

Instructor, lecturer Indiana University, Bloomington, 1970-1972, 75-76. Professor English Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens, 1976-1995. Fulbright lecturer United States Fulbright Award Program, Macedonia, Bulgaria, 1986-1987, 94-95.

Professor literature Miyazaki (Japan) International College, since 1996. Book reviewer World Literature Today, Norman, Oklahoma, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book of poetry) The First of September, 1993, (book of literature criticism) Remembering James Agee, second edition, 1997. Translator, editor: (book of fiction) Faceless Men and Other Stories, 1992.

Membership

Member South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Society Study of Southern Literature, Japan American Literature Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, jogging.