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Gail Godwin
Born Gail Kathleen Godwin
June 18, 1937
Birmingham, Alabama
Occupation Author
Ethnicity White
Citizenship American

Bachelor’s in Journalism, University of North Carolina
M.A. Ph.D., University of Iowa

Genre Fiction, autobiography
Notable works A Mother and Two Daughters (1982) and A Southern Family (1987)
Notable awards Three-time National Book Award nominee

Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre.
The act of longing for something will always be more intense than the requiting of it.
Gail Godwin
Dreams say what they mean, but they don't say it in daytime language.
One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
Gail Godwin
The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers.
None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for lifetime.
Gail Godwin