Scrimgeour, J.D.

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article
views updated

Scrimgeour, J.D.

PERSONAL:

Married Eileen Fitzgerald; children: two sons.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Salem, MA. Office—Department of English, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St., Salem, MA 01970. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, professor; Salem State College, Salem, MA, associate professor of English and coordinator of creative writing.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Writing Baseball contest winner, Creative Nonfiction, for the essay "Living the Outfield"; Association of Writers & Writing Programs prize for best creative nonfiction work, 2005, for Themes for English B: A Professor's Education in and out of Class.

WRITINGS:

Spin Moves: A Basketball Memoir, Pecan Grove Press, 2000.

The Last Miles (poetry), Fine Tooth Press (Waterbury, CT), 2005.

Themes for English B: A Professor's Education in and out of Class, University of Georgia Press (Athens, GA), 2006.

Contributor to periodicals, including Creative Nonfiction, Boston Globe Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Thought & Action.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, September 1, 2006, Bryce Christensen, review of Themes for English B: A Professor's Education in and out of Class, p. 29.