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poet

Melanie Jo Simms, American poet. Nominee Evy award, 2007; recipient Honorary Mention award, PCCA, 2005, Sophie award, 2006. Tutor Perry County Literacy Council, Newport, 2002—2003; instructor Young Women’s Christian Association, Harrisburg, 2007.

Background

Simms, Melanie Jo was born on March 29, 1966 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of George Joseph and Elinor D. Melvin.

Career

Poet laureate Perry County Council Arts, Newport, Pennsylvania, 2005—2006. Founder, president Association Pennsylvania Poets' Laureate, Liverpool, since 2005. Local and state representative A.S.A., Liverpool, 2005—2006.

Membership

Tutor Perry County Literacy Council, Newport, 2002—2003. Instructor Young Women’s Christian Association, Harrisburg, 2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, travel, singing, harp, languages.

Connections

Married Peter Dean Simms, August 6, 1990 (divorced July 19, 1999). 1 child Christopher Dean.

father:
George Joseph

mother:
Elinor D. Melvin

spouse:
Peter Dean Simms

child:
Christopher Dean Simms