Tom Mc Keown
Tom Mc Keown, American poet. Recipient Avery Hopwood award for poetry University Michigan, 1968; Wisconsin Arts Council award, 1980; Yaddo Residence grantee; Wurlitzer Residence grantee; Ossabaw Island Project grantee; Virginia Center Creative Arts grantee; Ragdale Foundation grantee. Active International Order St. Luke Healing Prayer Ministry. Member Psi Upsilon (pledge president 1957).
Keown, Tom Mc was born on September 29, 1937 in Evanston, Illinois. Son of Thomas Shanks and Ruth Ann (Fordyce) McKeown.
Instructor Alpena College, 1962-1964, Wisconsin State University (now University Wisconsin-Oshkosh), 1964-1968. Poet-in-residence Stephens College, 1968-1974, University Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1976-1981, Savannah College Art and Design, 1982-1983, University Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1983-1987, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1989-1994. Reader National Endowment for Arts in, Missouri, Kansas, Michigan.
Active poet-in-the schools program. Poetry tutorials correspondent school, since 1994.
- Circle of the eye : eleven poems by Tom McKeown for medium voice and piano (vocal score)
- Harold Blumenfeld Circle of The Eye Eleven Poems by Tom McKeown for Medium Voice & Piano.
Born September 29, 1937
1962 - 1964
1964 - 1968
1968 - 1974
1976 - 1981
1982 - 1983
1983 - 1987
1989 - 1994
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