Biggs, Mary

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BIGGS, Mary. American, b. 1944. Genres: Poetry, Education, Librarianship. Career: University of Evansville, Evansville, IN, humanities librarian, 1977-79; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1982-87; Columbia University, New York City, assistant professor, 1987-89; Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY, director of libraries, 1989-92; College of New Jersey, Trenton, dean of library and information services, 1992-. Publications: (ed.) Publishers and Librarians, 1984; (ed. with Morty Sklar) Editor's Choice: Fiction, Poetry, and Art from the U.S. Small Press, 1987; (ed. with Morty Sklar) Men and Women: Together and Alone (poems), 1988; A Gift That Cannot Be Refused: The Writing and Publishing of Contemporary American Poetry, 1990; Women's Words: The Columbia Book of Quotations by Women, 1996; (co-ed.) Columbia World of Quotations, 1996. Contributor to library and education journals. Address: Dept of English, College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Rd, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718, U.S.A.