Department Chair, Languages and Literatures, Alabama State University, 2011-present, Professor of English
Department Chair, Languages and Literatures, Huntingdon College, 1999-2010, Professor of English
BA, English Huntingdon College
MA and PhD, English,
University of Alabama
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Jacqueline Allen Trimble lives and writes in Montgomery, Alabama, where she is a Professor of English and the chairperson of Languages and Literatures at Alabama State University. She holds three degrees in English: the B.A. from Huntingdon College, and the M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. She is the current board president of the Alabama Writers Forum, and a member of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Museum Board, serving as chairperson of the literary arts award committee for high school and college students. She has won several teaching and writing awards, including the Exemplary Teacher Award (for junior faculty), The Todd Award for Outstanding Teaching (for senior faculty), The Julia Lightfoot Sellers Award (given by the Huntingdon College junior and senior class to the faculty member who has most inspired them to learning), and The University of Alabama’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award, for Race, Gender Culture in Adrienne Kennedy’s In One Act, an analysis of the playwright Adrienne Kennedy’s absurd dramas through the lens of feminist/womanist theory.
National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship (Poetry).
Commissioned to write a series of poems chronicling and commemorating the life of
Lillian Brewster Dungee, 2018- present, in honor of Alabama’s Bicentennial.
Alabama State Council on the Arts, Literary Fellowship, 2017
Key West Literary Seminar Teachers and Librarians Scholarship Award, 2017
Jacqueline Allen Trimble