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Garrett, George (Palmer), (Jr.)

GARRETT, George (Palmer), (Jr.)

GARRETT, George (Palmer), (Jr.). American, b. 1929. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Wesleyan University, assistant professor, 1956-60; Rice University, visiting lecturer, 1961-62; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, associate professor, 1962-67, Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing, 1984-; Princeton University, writer-in-residence, 1964-65, Council of the Humanities, sr. fellow, 1974-76; Hollins College, VA, professor of English, and director of writing program, 1967-71; University of South Carolina, Columbia, professor of English and writer-in-residence, 1971-73; Columbia University, School of the Arts, adjunct professor, 1976-77; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, writer-in-residence, 1978-79, professor of English, 1982-84; Bennington College, professor of English, 1979-80; Virginia Military Institute, eminent scholar, 1981. Transatlantic Review, U.S. poetry ed., 1958-71; University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, Contemporary Poetry Series ed., 1963-68; contributing ed., Contempora, Atlanta, GA, 1970-, and Film Journal, NYC, 1971-; Worksheet, Columbia, SC, co-ed., 1972-; University of Alabama, Coal Royalty Visiting Writer, 1989. Publications: POETRY: The Reverend Ghost, 1957; The Sleeping Gypsy and Other Poems, 1958; Abraham's Knife and Other Poems, 1961; For a Bitter Season, 1967; Welcome to the Medicine Show, 1978; Luck's Shining Child, 1981; The Collected Poems of George Garrett, 1984; Days of Our Lives Lie in Fragments, 1998. SHORT STORIES: King of the Mountain, 1958; In the Briar Patch, 1961; A Wreath for Garibaldi, 1969; An Evening Performance, 1985; Bad Man Blues, 1998. PLAYS: Garden Spot U.S.A., 1962; Sir Slob and the Princess, 1962; Enchanted Ground, 1982. SCREENPLAYS: The Young Lovers, 1964; The Playground, 1965; Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster, 1966. OTHER: The Finished Man, 1959; Which Ones Are the Enemy?, 1961; Do, Lord, Remember Me, 1965; Death of the Fox, 1971; Magic Striptease, 1973; To Recollect a Cloud of Ghosts, 1979; The Succession (novel), 1983; James Jones (biography), 1984; Poison Pen, 1986; Understanding Mary Lee Settle, 1988; Entered from the Sun (novel), 1990; The Sorrows of Fat City, 1992; Whistling in the Dark, 1992; My Silk Purse and Yours, 1992; The Old Army Game, 1994; The King of Babylon Shall Not Come against You, 1996. EDITOR: New Writing from Virginia, 1963; The Girl in the Black Raincoat, 1966; (with W.R. Robinson) Man and the Movies, 1967; (with R.H.W. Dillard and J. Moore) The Sounder Few (essays), 1971; (with O.B. Hardison and J. Gelfman) Film Scripts One, Two, Three and Four, 1971-72; (with W. Peden) New Writing in South Carolina, 1971; (with J. Graham) Craft So Hard to Learn, 1972; (with J. Graham) The Writer's Voice, 1973; (with V. Walton) Intro 5, 1974; (with K.G. Biddle)The Botteghe Oscure Reader, 1974; Intro 6, 1974; Intro 7, 1975; (with S. Kendrick) Intro 8: The Liar's Craft, 1977; (with M. Mewshaw) Intro 8: Close to Home, 1978; (with S. McMillen) Eric Clapton's Lover and Other Stories from the Virginia Quarterly Review, 1990; (with P. Ruffin) Contemporary Southern Short Fiction, 1991; (with S. Stamberg) The Wedding Cake in the Middle of the Road, 1992; (with M. Flinn) Elvis in Oz, 1992; (with P. Ruffin) That's What I Like about the South, 1993; The Yellow Shoe Poets, 1999. Address: 1845 Wayside Pl, Charlottesville, VA 22903, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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