Madeline Defrees

Madeline Defrees

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Madeline DeFrees (born November 18, 1919) is an American poet born in Ontario, Oregon, and currently living in Seattle, Washington. She joined the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary in 1936 and was known by the name, Sister Mary Gilbert until she was dispensed of her religious vows in 1973. She received her B.A. in English from Marylhurst College, (see Marylhurst University) and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Oregon. She has taught at the Holy Names College, the University of Montana and the University of Massachusetts. While still a nun, she taught at the University of Montana, in Missoula, from 1967 to 1979. Since her retirement in 1985, DeFrees has held residencies at Bucknell University, Eastern Washington University, and Wichita State University. She recently retired from the faculty of the Pacific University low-residency MFA program in Forest Grove, Oregon. She has continued to teach, lecturing at the low-residency MFA program of the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts (Whidbey Writers Workshop) in January 2009.show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135878670
  • 9786135878677