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Shirley Graves Cochrane, American writer, educator. Recipient awards including Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association award for Syndicated Fiction, others. Member Writers Center Bethesda, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cochrane, Shirley Graves was born on March 5, 1925 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Thornton Shirley and Margaret (White) Graves.

Education

AB with honors, Agnes Scott College, 1946. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1970.

Career

Editor University North Carolina Press, 1946-1950, 51-52. Teacher various universities including American University, Georgetown University, Catholic University, Washington, 1974—2000. Instructor, member Writer's Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1978-2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Everything That's All, 1991, The Jones Family, 1992, Letters to the Quick/Letters to the Dead, 1998. Contributor short stories and poems to literature magazines, anthologies, etc. Free-lance editor, Duke University Press, Yale University Press, Shakespeare Quarterly, others, 1951-1975.

      Work represented in Library. Of Congress Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.

Membership

Member Writers Center Bethesda, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married William McWhorter Cochrane, June 3, 1945. Children: William Daniel, Thomas McWhorter.

father:
Thornton Shirley Graves

mother:
Margaret (White) Graves

spouse:
William McWhorter Cochrane

children:
William Daniel Cochrane

Thomas McWhorter Cochrane