Duke Southard is a retired public high school English teacher and Library/Media Specialist. He has published professional articles in Media and Methods Magazine and served as president of the New Hampshire Educational Media Association. In 1997, he was presented with an “EDie,” the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award for his contribution to the school library/media profession in the state. His educational credentials include a BS from Villanova University, an MA in English Education from Glassboro State University and a CAGS in Library/Media Technology for Boston University.
He is married and the father of three children. He lived in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire for almost forty years before moving to Green Valley, Arizona.
He is the author of two novels. His first, A Favor Returned, was published in May, 2000 by Peter Randall and distributed by University Press of New England. His second, Agent for Justice, was published in October, 2003 by Hot House Press of Cohasset, Massachusetts. He also is the author of The Nick: A Vision Realized, published in May, 2007.
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