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Editor , poet

Tony Towle, American poet, editor. Fellow New York State Council Arts, 1975, National Education Association, 1979, Ingram-Merrill Foundation, 1982; recipient Avant-Garde poetry prize Gotham Book Mart, 1963, Frank O'Hara award.

Background

Towle, Tony was born on June 13, 1939 in New York City. Son of Erwin Weible and Mary Rigg Towle.

Education

Student, Georgetown University, 1958. Student, New York University, 1962. Student, Columbia University, 1963.

Career

Administrative assistant Universal Ltd. Art Editions, West Islip, New York, 1964-1981. Editor, administrator assistant Center Entrepreneurial Management, New York City, 1982-1985.

Copy editor Arts Magazine, 1988-1992. Senior staff writer National Foundation Teaching Entrepreneurship, since 1986.

Achievements

  • He has received, among other awards and prizes, fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Poets Foundation, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History.

Connections

Children: M. Scott, Rachel L.

father:
Erwin Weible

mother:
Mary Rigg Towle

children:
M. Scott Towle

Rachel L. Towle