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Sarah Beth Singer, American poet.

Background

Singer, Sarah Beth was born on July 4, 1915 in New York City. Daughter of Samuel and Rose (Dunetz) White.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1934;postgraduate, New School Social Research, 1961-1963.

Career

Teacher creative writing Hillside Hospital, Queens, New York, 1964-1975, Samuel Field Young Men’s Hebrew Association, Queens, 1980-1982. Member Pacific Northwest Writers Conference. Principal reader Frye Art Museum, 1998, 2000, 01, 03.

Reader Poetwest, 2005.

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Poetry Society of America, Poets and Writers, National League American Penwomen (poetry chairman Long Island branch 1957-1987, publicity chairman 1990, secretary Seattle branch 1990, president 1992-1994, vice president since 1994, publicity chairman State of Washington since 1992, Marion Doyle Memorial award 1976, Third place, 2000, 1st prize national poetry contest 1976, Drama award 1977, Poetry award 1977, 1st prize modern rhymed poetry 1978, Lecturer award 1980, Sonnet award Alexandria branch 1980, 81, Catherine Cushman Leach award 1982, Third place, 2000. Poetry award Phoenix branch 1983, Pasadena branch 1984, Alexandria branch 1985, 1st prize award Portland branch 1990, structured verse award Spokane branch 1992, Della Crowder Miller Memorial Petrarchan Sonnet award 1994, 2000, Della Crowder Memorial Free Verse award, 2000, Honorable Mention Anita Marie Boggs Memorial award 1994, 2000, Owl award and Annual award for achievement in poetry Seattle branch 1994, Poet's Choice award Portland branch 1995, 2d prize International Poetry Contest, Palomar branch, 1996, 3d prize in international poetry 1997, Palomar Branch international poetry contest honorable mention, 1998, 1st prize International Poetry Contest Palomar branch, 1999, honorable mention, 1999, honorable mention Anne Marx Sestina award 2000, 3d place Catherine Cushman Leach Poetry award 2000, 3d place Marion Doyle Poetry award 2000, Della Crowder Memorial award for Petrarchan sonnet 2000, Della Crowder Memorial award for free verse 2000, 3d place Anne Marx Sestina award 2002, award for 40 years of service, 2005), Poetry Society of America (vice president 1974-1978, executive director Long Island, 1979-1983, James Joyce award 1972, Consuelo Ford award 1973, Gustav Davidson award 1974, 1st prize award 1975, Celia Wagner award 1976 ), Washington Poets Association, Northwest Writer's Conference, Washington Poets Association, Poetwest (board member, since 1998).

Connections

Married Leon Eugene Singer, November 23, 1938. Children: Jack, Rachel.

father:
Samuel White

mother:
Rose (Dunetz) White

spouse:
Leon Eugene Singer

children:
Jack Singer

Rachel Singer