A Guide to the Rita Sizemore Riddle Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1990-2006 AC 002 02

A Guide to the Rita Sizemore Riddle Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1990-2006

A Collection in
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number AC 002 02


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Repository
University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University
Collection number
AC 002 02
Title
Rita Sizemore Riddle Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , 1990-2006
Physical Characteristics
2.0 Linear feet.
Location
Locked in compact shelving, level 1
Language
English
Abstract
Contains published and unpublished stories, essays, poetry, writing group materials, notebooks by Rita Sizemore Riddle (1941-2006). The full collection can be found in the Appalachian Collection. This collection is a part of the Highland Summer Conference Collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

An appointment for research is required. Collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Notice: Unpublished materials are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Rita Sizemore Riddle Papers, Highland Summer Conference Collection, Radford University Appalachian Collection, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA. Rita Sizemore Riddle Papers: Highland Summer Conference Collection , Accession # AC 002 02, University Archives, McConnell Library, Radford University

Acquisition Information

Accruals

No accruals are expected.

Processing Information

Gene Hyde, Fall 2009


Biographical Information

From the Iris Books biography of Riddle: Rita Sizemore Riddle (1941-2006) grew up in a coal-mining family in Dickenson County, VA. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1971 and began teaching English at Radford University, where she taught Shakespeare and creative writing until her retirement in 2002. Her works include Aluminum Balloons and Other Poems, poems and essays in Wind, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, Asheville Poetry Review, and others. She was the recipient of the 2002 Bob Snyder Poetry Award, the AWA James Still Poetry Award in 1995, the Irene Leache Award for Non-Fiction in 1992. She was awarded residencies at MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Arts Center, and the Writing Symposium in Spoleto, Italy.

Scope and Content

Includes drafts and published copies of poetry, short stories, essays, as well as a video recording, poetry and literature publications, publicity materials, biographical materials, and correspondence by Rita Riddle.Various authors that also contributed to this collection include, but are not limited to, Anne Bromley, Deborah S. Dew, Bill Brown, and Barbara Ewell.

Arrangement

Box 1. Papers, Stories and Poems

Box 2: Publications