Erhard, Tom

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ERHARD, Tom. American, b. 1923. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Literary criticism and history. Career: Albuquerque Public Schools, New Mexico, Information Director, 1953-57; National Education Association, Washington, DC, Assistant Director, for Press and Radio, 1957-58; New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, Professor of English and Drama, 1960-99, Emeritus, 1999-. Publications: For the Love of Pete, 1954; The High White Star, 1957; Rocket in His Pocket, 1960, 1964; The Electronovac Gasser, 1963; A Wild Fight for Spring, 1966; In Search of Leaders, 1967; Stress and Campus Response, 1968; The Agony and Promise, 1969; The Cataclysmic Loves of Cooper and Looper and Their Friend Who Was Squashed by a Moving Van, 1969; The Troubled Campus, 1970; Lynn Riggs: Southwestern Playwright, 1970; The New Decade, 1971; 900 Plays: A Synopsis-History of American Theatre, 1978; Pomp and Circumstances, 1982; I Saved a Winter Just for You, 1984; A Merry Medieval Christmas, 1985; Laughing Once More, 1986.