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author , English language educator

Richard Lewis Boyer, American Author, English language educator. Recipient Certified of Merit, Geographic Society Chicago, 1985. Board of directors Asheville/Buncombe Discovery, 1989, Asheville Writer's Workshop, 1985-1988, Arts Journal, 1984-1985. Member Mystery Writers American (Edgar A. Peo award 1982), Authors Guild, Asheville Rifle/Pistol Club, Buncombe County Wildlife Club, Paradox Club.

Background

Boyer, Richard Lewis was born on October 13, 1943 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul Frederick and Betty (Hatton) Boyer.

Education

AB, Denison U., 1965; Master of Fine Arts, U. Iowa, 1968.

Career

Teacher, New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois, 1968-1970; public's representative, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1971-1973; editor, Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1973-1978; founding partner, Places Rated Partnership, since 1978; assistant professor, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, since 1988.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Asheville/Buncombe Discovery, 1989, Asheville Writer's Workshop, 1985-1988, Arts Journal, 1984-1985. Member Mystery Writers American (Edgar A. Peo award 1982), Authors Guild, Asheville Rifle/Pistol Club, Buncombe County Wildlife Club, Paradox Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: outdoor sports, running, shooting.

Connections

Married Elaine Edyth Smudsky, June 29, 1968 (divorced 1985). Children: Clayton Paul, Thomas Edward.

father:
Paul Frederick Boyer

mother:
Betty (Hatton) Boyer

spouse:
Elaine Edyth Smudsky

children:
Clayton Paul Boyer

Thomas Edward Boyer