WIER, DARA, 1949-


Teacher. Born– December 30, 1949, in New Orleans, La. Parents– Arthur Joseph and Grace (Barrios) Dixon. Married– Allen Wier, April 2, 1969. Education– Louisiana State University; Longwood College; Bowling Green State University, M.F.A., 1974. Taught at University of Pittsburgh; Hollins College; University of Alabama. Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1980. Member– Authors Guild of the Authors League of America, Associated Writing Program. President, Associated Writing Program.


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