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Charles Ghigna (1946-)

Career

High school English teacher in Fort Myers, FL, 1967-73; Edison Community College, Fort Myers, instructor in creative writing, 1973; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL, poetry editor of English Journal, 1974; Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham, poet-in-residence, 1974-93; Samford University, instructor in creative writing, 1979. Creator, director, performer on Cabbages and Kings (children's television series), Alabama Education Television, 1976. Correspondent for Writer's Digest magazine, 1989—. Author of nationally syndicated light verse feature "Snickers" for Tribune Media Services, 1993-98. Has given hundreds of readings at colleges and secondary schools and has made hundreds of visits to elementary and middle schools.

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Brief BiographiesBiographies: E(mily) R. Frank (1967-) Biography - Personal to Martha Graham (1893–1991) BiographyCharles Ghigna (1946-) Biography - Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, Sidelights - Addresses, Writings