Robb Forman Dew





Robb Forman Dew

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in Mount Vernon, Ohio, The United States
October 26, 1946

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Granddaughter of US poet, essayist and political writer John Crowe Ransom. Godfather was US poet, essayist, academic Robert Penn Warren. Grew up between Baton Rouge, LA and Ohio, well-connected to Kenyon Review writers and artists. Attended but did not graduate from Louisiana State University.

Her first novel - Dale Loves Sophie to Death - won the 1982 National Book Award. She has taught at the Iowa Writer's Workshop and has received Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2007 she was awarded an honorary degree by Kenyan College.

Since 1977 Robb Forman Dew has been living in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where her husband Charles B. Dew is now the Ephraim Williams Professor of American History at Williams College. They have two sons.


Average rating: 3.02 · 1,165 ratings · 230 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
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Being Polite to Hitler
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Dale Loves Sophie to Death
3.1 of 5 stars 3.10 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 1981 — 8 editions
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The Truth of the Matter
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The Family Heart: A Memoir ...
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Fortunate Lives
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The Time of Her Life
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A Southern Thanksgiving: Re...
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1992
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Robb Forman Dew Reads The T...
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