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journalist , English language educator

Kathleen Hellen, American English language educator, journalist. Member of Academy American Poets, Appalachian Writers Association (board directors 1996-1999), Baltimore Writers Association.

Background

Hellen, Kathleen was born on August 15, 1951 in Tokyo. Daughter of Joseph George and Etsuko (Kanayama) Hellen.

Education

Bachelor, California State College, 1974. Master of Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 1976. District Attorney, Carnegie Mellon University, 1988.

Career

Freelance journalist New Sun, Pittsburgh Courier, 1978-1982, Pittsburgh Business Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, 1982-1983. Staff writer Wheeling (West Virginia) News-Register, 1983-1985. Writing specialist Wheeling Jesuit College, 1985-1988.

Instructor West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1989-1990. Assistant professor Concord College, Athens, West Virginia, 1992-1999, Coppin State College, Baltimore, since 1999. Lecturer West Virginia Graduate College, Charleston, 1995, Marshall University, Charleston, 1996.

Program resource person ACT, Athens, West Virginia, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Poetry editor: Baltimore Review, since 2001. Author: poems, fiction, —.

Membership

Member of Academy American Poets, Appalachian Writers Association (board directors 1996-1999), Baltimore Writers Association.

Connections

Children: David, Zachary.

father:
Joseph George Hellen

mother:
Etsuko (Kanayama) Hellen

child:
David Hellen

child:
Zachary Hellen