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John Richard Bensko, American Writer. Member Association Writing Programs.

Background

Bensko, John Richard was born on November 28, 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of John Junior and Patricia Bensko.

Education

Student, Auburn University, 1970. Bachelor in Mathematics and English, University Alabama, 1973. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University Alabama, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy in English, Florida State University, 1985.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant, U. Alabama, 1974-1978;teacher, poetry fellow, U. Alabama, 1979;instructor, U. Alabama, 1979-1980;instructor, Old Dominion U., 1980-1982;assistant professor, Rhodes College, 1985-1993. Consultant in literature Center Study Southern Culture, 1981-1982. Fulbright professor of University Alicante, Spain, 1992.

Visiting professor U. Memphis, 1994.

Works

Membership

Member Association Writing Programs.

Connections

1 child, Thomas.

father:
John Junior

mother:
Patricia Bensko

child:
Thomas Bensko