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Martha Whitmore Hickman, American writer. Recipient Fiction award, Friends of America Writers, 1976, Associate Church Press, 1989, Honorary Mention award, Associated Church Press, 2002. Chair Citizens for Clark & Dilworth, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania; Member of Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Hickman, Martha Whitmore was born on December 9, 1925 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of George Deming and Ruth Carr Whitmore.

Education

Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1947.

Career

Assistant editor American Baptist Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1947—1950. Teacher Lincoln St. Nursery School, New Haven, 1951—1952. Information specialist United Methodist Church, Nashville, 1974—1980.

Freelance writer, since 1980. Teacher writing for emotionally disturbed children Kennedy School, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1970—1971. Adjunct instructor Tennessee State University, Nashville, 1978.

Works

Membership

Chair Citizens for Clark & Dilworth, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Member of Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, knitting, painting.

Connections

Married Hoyt Leon Hickman. Children: Peter, John, Stephen, Mary.

father:
George Deming

mother:
Ruth Carr Whitmore

spouse:
Hoyt Leon Hickman

children:
Stephen Hickman

John Hickman

Peter Hickman

Mary Hickman