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writer , English studies educator

Peter David Turchi, American English studies educator, writer. Grantee National Endowment for the Arts, 1990; recipient Sir Walter Raleigh prize North Carolina History Book Club, 1991, Literature award Illinois Arts Council, 1989. Member Association Writing Programs.

Background

Turchi, Peter David was born on October 25, 1960 in Baltimore. Son of Peter Leonard and Patricia Anne (Snyder) Turchi.

Education

Bachelor in English, Washington College, 1982. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University Arizona, 1985.

Career

Lecturer, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1989-1990;assistant professor, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 1990-1993;director Master of Fine Arts program for writers, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, North Carolina, since 1993. Adjunct faculty De Paul University, Chicago, 1986-1989, Loyola University, Chicago, 1986-1989, Columbia College, Chicago, 1986-1989, College College of DuPage, Chicago, 1986-1989.

Works

Membership

Member Association Writing Programs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, table tennis.

Connections

Married Laura Kaye Beilfuss, July 21, 1984. 1 child, Reed Nicholas.

father:
Peter Leonard Turchi

mother:
Patricia Anne (Snyder) Turchi

spouse:
Laura Kaye Beilfuss

child:
Reed Nicholas Turchi