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educator , poet , literature and language educator

Richard George Frost, American literature and language educator, educator, poet. Danforth fellow, Breadloaf Writers Conference, 1961, Creative Arts Public Service fellow, 1982, fellow, State University of New York, 1966, 1968-1969, 1972, 1978, Yaddo, 1979, 1981, 1981, 1983, grant, National Education Association, 1991. Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Poetry Society America.

Background

Frost, Richard George was born on April 8, 1929 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of Willis George and Ruth (Kettlewell) Frost.

Education

Children— Daniel Adam, Joel Richard. Bachelor of Arts, San Jose State University, 1951, Master of Arts, 1957.

Career

Instructor English San Jose State University, California, 1956—1957, Towson State College, Maryland, 1957—1959. Assistant professor English State University of New York-Oneonta, 1959—1964, associate professor, 1964—1971, professor, 1971—2008, professor emeritus, since 2008.

Works

Membership

Member of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Poetry Society America.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jazz drum playing.

Connections

Married Frances Edna Atkins Frost, September 11, 1951 (divorced July 1969). Children: Robert Willis, Diana Ruth, Catherine Patricia. Married Carol Kristin Kydd Frost, August 23, 1969.

Children: Daniel Adam, Joel Richard.

father:
Willis George Frost

mother:
Ruth (Kettlewell) Frost

spouses:
Frances Edna Atkins Frost

Carol Kristin Kydd Frost

children:
Robert Willis Frost

Diana Ruth Frost

Catherine Patricia Frost

Daniel Adam Frost

Joel Richard Frost