Oxendine, Bess Holland

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OXENDINE, Bess Holland

OXENDINE, Bess Holland. American, b. 1933. Genres: Biography, Children's non-fiction. Career: Teacher in South Carolina, 1957-60; Kannapolis City Schools, Kannapolis, NC, teacher and literary adviser, 1961-90; North Carolina Governor's School for Gifted, Laurinburg, NC, philosophy teacher, summers, 1979-80; Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury and Kannapolis, NC, English teacher, 1989-. Speaker and reader at local schools. Publications: Miriam, 1994. Author of individual poems and essays published in journals. Address: 1193 Daybrook Dr., Kannapolis, NC 28081, U.S.A.