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Sallie Bingham, American writer, playwright, educator. MacDowell Colony fellowship, 1979, 1981-1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, ellowship, Ossabaw Foundation, 1980, Yaddo fellowship, 1980, 1983, Virginia Center Creative Arts fellowship, 1980. Founder American Voice, Kentucky Foundation Women, 1985; Member of National Book Critics Circuit (director 1982-1985).

Background

Bingham, Sallie was born on January 22, 1937 in Louisville. Daughter of Barry and Mary (Caperton) B. Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Radcliffe College, 1958. Member faculty U. Louisville, 1977-1985, teacher advanced playwrighting, since 1985.

Author: (plays) Milk of Paradise, 1980, The Wall Between, 1983, Couvade, 1983, Paducah, 1985, The Awakening, 1989.

Education

Novel) After Such Knowledge, 1959. (novella and short stories) The Touching Hand, 1968. (short stories) The Way It Is Now, 1972, Passion and Prejudice A Family Memoir, 1989.

Career

Member faculty University Louisville, 1977—1985, teacher advanced playwrighting, since 1985. Guest fiction editor Mademoiselle Magazine, 1958. Book editor Louisville Courier Journal, 1982—1985.

Works

Membership

Founder American Voice, Kentucky Foundation Women, 1985. Member of National Book Critics Circuit (director 1982-1985).

Connections

father:
Barry Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Mary (Caperton) B. Bachelor of Arts