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Fox, Faulkner

  • By: Sarah W. Caron
  • In: Encyclopedia of Motherhood
  • Edited by: Andrea O'Reilly
  • Subject:Sociology of Gender, Parenting, Maternal Health

Faulkner Fox is an American author and feminist who teaches creative writing at Duke University. Her first book, Dispatches From a Not-So-Perfect Life, deals with aspects of new motherhood, such as fear and isolation.

Fox was raised in West Point, Virginia, a small mill town. She received her bachelor's degree from Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude in 1986. While in college and also after college, Fox held a variety of jobs including peer contraceptive counselor, high school French teacher, and tour guide at New Orleans's The Voodoo Museum. She has also researched housing and treatment for the mentally ill as well as women's alternative spiritual practices, a subject for which she was issued a grant from Radcliff College to pursue. Fox also earned a ...

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