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Susan Atefat Peckham

literature educator , writer

Susan Atefat Peckham, American literature educator, writer. Recipient National Poetry Series award. Volunteer Caritas, Waco, 1988-1991, Habitat for Humanity, Waco, 1988-1991, American Red Cross, 1988-1991, March of Dimes, 1988-1991, others. Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs, Breadloaf Writer's Conference.

Background

Peckham, Susan Atefat was born on August 12, 1970 in New York City. Daughter of Bahram Atefat and Farideh Barati Khajavii Atefat.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Baylor University, 1991. Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nebraska, 1999.

Career

Editorial assistant Prairie Schooner literature magazine, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1995-1999. Teaching assistant University Nebraska, 1994-1999. Assistant professor English and Creative Writing Hope College, Holland, Michigan, since 1999.

Active Academy American Poets Young Writers conference St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 2001, Longwood College Author's Series, Farmville, Virginia, 2001, Visiting Writer's Series, Hope College, 2000, others.

Membership

Volunteer Caritas, Waco, 1988-1991, Habitat for Humanity, Waco, 1988-1991, American Red Cross, 1988-1991, March of Dimes, 1988-1991, others. Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs, Breadloaf Writer's Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, abstract expressionist painting.

Connections

Married Joel Bishop Peckham Junior, May 15, 1994. Children: Cyrus Atefat-Peckham, Darius Atefat-Peckham.

father:
Bahram Atefat

mother:
Farideh Barati Khajavii Atefat

spouse:
Joel Bishop Peckham Junior

children:
Cyrus Atefat-Peckham

Darius Atefat-Peckham