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Stephen Sandy, American writer, educator. award, 1967-1968. Fellow Ingram Merrill Foundation, 1985, MacDowell Colony fellow, 1986, 93, Blue Mount Center fellow, 1985, 88, creative writing fellow National Endowment for the Arts, 1988, Vermont Council on Arts fellow, 1988, Senior fellow in literature Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 1998; member Readers Digest.

Background

Sandy, Stephen was born on August 2, 1934 in Minneapolis. Son of Alan Francis and Evelyn Brown (Martin) Sandy.

Education

AB, Yale University, 1955. AM, Harvard University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Instructor, Harvard University, 1963-1967. Visiting professor U. Toyko, 1967-1968. Assistant professor Brown U., Providence, 1968-1969.

Member of faculty Bennington (Vermont) College, 1969. McGee professor of writing Davidson (North Carolina) College, 1994. Lecturer U. Rhode Island, 1969.

Professor Harvard University Summer School, 1986, 87, 88. Poetryworkshop director Chautauqua Institution, 1975, 77, Johnson (Vermont) State College, 1976, 77, Bennington College, summers 1978-1980, 1989, Bennington Writing Seminars Program, 1994-1996, Wesleyan Writers Conference, 1981. Councillor for English, Harvard Graduate Society Council, 1969-1974.

With United States Army, 1955-1957. Dexter fellow, 1961; Yaddo fellow, 1963-1968, 76, 93, 97, 98. Huber Foundation grantee, 1973.

Vermont Council Arts grantee, 1974. Recipient Fulbright postdoctoral award, 1967-1968. Invited poetry fellow Breadloaf Writers Conference, 1968.

Nominee for Pulitzer prize, 1971.

Works

Membership

Fellow Ingram Merrill Foundation, 1985, MacDowell Colony fellow, 1986, 93, Blue Mount Center fellow, 1985, 88, creative writing fellow National Endowment for the Arts, 1988, Vermont Council on Arts fellow, 1988, Senior fellow in literature Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 1998. Member Readers Digest.

Connections

Married Virginia Scoville, 1969. Children: Nathaniel Merrill, Clare Scoville.

father:
Alan Francis Sandy

mother:
Evelyn Brown (Martin) Sandy

spouse:
Virginia Scoville

children:
Nathaniel Merrill Sandy

Clare Scoville Sandy