Betsy Colquitt

Betsy Colquitt

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Betsy Colquitt (born 1927) is a distinguished and much-published poet who is well known for the themes and poetic structures which reflect a modernist sensibility. Her poems, essays, and reviews have been widely published in major American literary journals for the past forty years. Colquitt, n e Betsy Ruth Feagan, was born in Fort Worth, Texas where she attended Paschal High School and graduated with honors with a degree in English from Texas Christian University in 1947. She attended Vanderbilt University and studied creative writing in a graduate program that included Allen Tate and John Crowe Ransom who served as Colquitt's professors and mentors. James Dickey was a fellow classmate. Colquitt received her M.A. degree from Vanderbilt in 1948. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison to work on her Ph.D. but left the program in 1953 to return to Fort Worth because her mother had suffered a stroke. Colquitt joined the faculty of the English department at Texas Christian University in 1953 where she taught literature and creative writing until her retirement in 1995.
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135873989
  • 9786135873986