Log In

Wendy Alison Walker

educator , writer

Wendy Alison Walker, American writer, educator. Recipient Gertrude Stein award in innovative American poetry Contemporary Arts Educational Project, Los Angeles,1995; fellow MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1993, National Endowment for Humanities-Union College, Schenectady, 1993.

Background

Walker, Wendy Alison was born on January 25, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Alexander and Hannah Lee (Eisner) Walker.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1972. Master of Arts in Art and Education, Columbia University, 1974.

Career

Teacher art, Professional Children's School, New York City, 1974-1976;teacher art and art history, St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School, New York City, 1981-1993;accoc. professor writing program New College,, Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, since 1995;instructor fiction 23d Annual Writers' Conference, Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, 1995. Resident Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1994.

Membership

Board of directors Art Awareness, Lexington, New York, since 1992, visual arts consultant, 1994-1995. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: visual arts, theater, traveling.

Connections

Married Thomas Sergeant La Farge, November 26, 1982.

father:
Alexander Walker

mother:
Hannah Lee (Eisner) Walker

spouse:
Thomas Sergeant La Farge