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Jessica Lewis Watson, American writer. Recipient Literary Touring Program award Texas Commission on the Arts, Temple, Longview, Fort Hood, 1994-1997, Helen Chambers Poetry award Baylor University, Waco, 1994; grantee Aspen Writers Foundation, Colorado, 1992. Singer Austin Civic Chorus, Texas, 1996-2000.

Background

Watson, Jessica Lewis was born on June 16, 1964 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Jane Eileen Lewis.

Education

Bachelor in English, University Illinois, 1987. Diploma in American Literature, University Liege, 1988. Master of Arts in English, Baylor University, 1994.

Career

Social worker Roundhouse, Champaign, Illinois, 1988-1989. Community liaison Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, 1989-1990. Freelance, writer and author Waco, also Champaign, Illinois, since 1990.

Lecturer in English Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1996-1998. English instructor University Illinois, Urbana, 1988.

Works

Membership

Singer Austin Civic Chorus, Texas, since 1996.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: modern dance, swimming, playing and singing classical music.

Connections

Married Bruce S. Watson, August 9, 1986 (divorced April 2003).

father:
Jane Eileen Lewis Watson

spouse:
Bruce S. Watson