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LaVerne Harrell Clark, American writer. Recipient 19 awards National League American Pen Women, 1967-1996, Distinguished Alumna award Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1973; grantee American Philosophical Society, 1967, 69.

Background

Clark, LaVerne Harrell was born on June 6, 1929 in Smithville, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Boyce and Belle Bunte Harrell.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Woman's University, 1950. Student, Columbia University, 1954. Master of Arts, University Arizona, 1962.

Master of Fine Arts, University Arizona, 1992.

Career

Reporter, library, photographer Fort Worth Press, 1950-1951. With sales and advertising departments Columbia University Press, New York City, 1951-1953. Assistant promotion-news Episcopal Diocese Bulletin, 1958-1959.

Founding director University Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, 1962-1966, photographer, 1966-1999.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Western Writers of America, Westerners International, Women Writing the West, Sandoz Heritage Society (honorary member advisory board 1989-2002), Texas Institute Letters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, bicycling, showing slides.

Connections

Married Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Clark, September 15, 1951.

father:
James Boyce

mother:
Belle Bunte Harrell

spouse:
Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Clark