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educator , novelist

Robert Wade Houston, American novelist, educator. Served with United States Air Force, 1961-1965. Member Authors Guild.

Background

Houston, Robert Wade was born on September 30, 1940 in Bessemer, Alabama, United States. Son of Claude Robinson and Bessie Vera (Brown) Houston.

Education

Bachelor, Birmingham Southern College, 1966. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1973.

Career

Instructor English George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 1968-1969. Assistant professor English University of the American mathematical society, Puebla, Mexico, 1970-1972. Professor English University Arizona, Tucson, since 1973.

Faculty member Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury, Vermont, 1982-1984. Staff member Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, Middlebury, since 1979.

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1961-1965. Member Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Foreign travel.

Connections

Married Sharon Leigh Baker, July 24, 1959 (divorced 1968). Children: Rebecca, Jonathan. Married Patricia Gail Roth, September 26, 1970.

1 child, Gregory.

father:
Claude Robinson Houston

mother:
Bessie Vera (Brown) Houston

spouses:
Sharon Leigh Baker

Patricia Gail Roth

children:
Rebecca Houston

Jonathan Houston

Gregory Houston