Kilmer, Nicholas (John)

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KILMER, Nicholas (John)

KILMER, Nicholas (John). American. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Art/Art history, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Translations. Career: Teacher of art and Latin at school in Vienna, VA, 1960-62; Action for Boston Community Development, Boston, MA, writer in department of planning and evaluation, 1966-67; English teacher at private school in Beverly, MA, 1967-70; Swain School of Design, New Bedford, MA, associate professor of liberal arts, 1970-82, dean, 1979-82; affiliated with Art Research of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 1984-88; founder of Nicholas Kilmer Fine Art, 1988-. Painter, with exhibitions throughout the northeast US. Publications: (ed) Poems of Pierre de Ronsard, 1979; Thomas Buford Meteyard (exhibition catalogue), 1989; A Place in Normandy (memoir), 1996. CRIME NOVELS: Harmony in Flesh and Black, 1995; Man with a Squirrel, 1996; O Sacred Head, 1997; Dirty Linen, 1999. PLAYS: A Story for the Lost Seasons, 1977; The White House Wedding (three-act), 1977; A Ceremony for the Marriage of the Charles River and the Atlantic Ocean (musical event), 1978; One Swan Street (two-act), 1979; The Captain's Fancy (three-act), 1980. POETRY TRANSLATIONS: Poems of Pierre de Ronsard, 1979; F. Petrarch: Songs and Sonnets, 1981; Dante's Comedy: The Inferno, 1986. Contributor of poems, translations, and reviews to periodicals. Address: 14A Eliot St., Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.