Watkins, William John

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WATKINS, William John

WATKINS, William John. American, b. 1942. Genres: Science fiction/ Fantasy, Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Urban studies, Young adult fiction. Career: Instructor, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, Pa., 1965-68; Teacher, Asbury Park High School, New Jersey, 1968-69; Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ, instructor, 1969-70, assistant professor, 1970-71, associate professor, 1971-79; professor of Humanities, 1979-. Publications: Five Poems, 1968; The Judas Wheel (play), 1969; (with G. Snyder) Ecodeath, 1972; Clickwhistle, 1973; The God Machine, 1973; A Fair Advantage (juvenile), 1975; (with G. Snyder) The Litany of Sh'reev, 1976; The Tracker, 1978; The Psychic Experiment Book, 1980; What Rough Beast, 1980; Suburban Wilderness (non-fiction), 1981; Centrifugal Rickshaw Dancer, 1985; Going to See the End of the Sky, 1986; The Last Deathship off Antaries, 1989; Cosmic Thunder, 1996. EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE: The Jaws of Poetry. Published over 500 poems.