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educator , writer

Ken Foster, American writer, educator. Fellow, Yaddo, 1996, New York Foundation Arts, 2000. Member of National Book Critics Circuit, Authors Guild.

Background

Foster, Ken was born on September 2, 1964 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Hepler and Gladys Marbeth Foster.

Education

Bachelor, Lock Haven University, 1987. Master of Education, Northeastern University, 1989. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University, 1996.

Career

Literature curator The Drawing Center, New York City. Curator Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (Committee for State Security) Bar Literature Readings, 1994—1998. Instructor The New School University.

Visiting instructor Florida State University, Tallahassee, 2002—2004. Visiting assistant professor Tulane University, New Orleans, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Kind I'm Likely to Get (New York Times Notable Book, 1999), The Dog Who Found Me, 2006. Editor: (anthology) Dog Culture: Writers on the Character of Canines, (literary anthology) The Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti (Committee for State Security) Bar Reader. Contributor book reviews to New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, others.

Membership

Member of National Book Critics Circuit, Authors Guild.

Connections

father:
William Hepler

mother:
Gladys Marbeth Foster