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writer , poet

Nell Suttles Abbott, American writer, poet. Member National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women (program chair Atlanta branch 1991-1992, 92—, National Journal award 1999), Georgia Poetry Society (featured annually in anthology, Byron Herbert Reece prize 1999, Charles Dickson Chapbook award 2001), Metter Garden Club (publicity chair).

Background

Abbott, Nell Suttles was born on February 14, 1927 in Atlanta. Daughter of William Edgar and Nelle Harris Suttles.

Education

Bachelor of Commercial Science, Georgia State University, 1949.

Career

Newspaper columnist South Fulton Recorder, Fairburn, Georgia, 1960-1974, Athens (Georgia) Advertiser, 1964-1965, Marietta (Georgia) Daily Journal, 1963-1974, short story writer, 1963-1974. Freelance short story writer for various magazines, 1960-1991. Teacher Southeastern Writers, Atlanta, 1989, St. Simons Island, Georgia, 1989.

Book reviewer Ida Belle Williams Book Club, Swainsboro, Georgia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor short stories and poetry to anthologies including Golden Poetry, Southern Poets 50 and Older, 2003. Editor (newsletter) Metter (Georgia) Presbyterian Church, 1998^.

Membership

Member National League American Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Women (program chair Atlanta branch 1991-1992, 92—, National Journal award 1999), Georgia Poetry Society (featured annually in anthology, Byron Herbert Reece prize 1999, Charles Dickson Chapbook award 2001), Metter Garden Club (publicity chair).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, walking, cooking.

Connections

Married Joe Montgomery Abbott, January 29, 1948. Children: Katherine Ann, Joe Montgomery Junior, Martin Edward.

father:
William Edgar

mother:
Nelle Harris Suttles

spouse:
Joe Montgomery Abbott

children:
Katherine Ann Abbott

Joe Montgomery Junior Abbott

Martin Edward Abbott