Dillard, R. H. W.
|Birthname||Richard Henry Wilde Dillard|
|born on||11 October 1937 at 14:50 (= 2:50 PM )|
|Place||Roanoke, Virginia, 37n16, 79w57|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°05' 08°56 Asc. 11°17'|
American poet, author, critic, translator, and one of the screenwriters for the 1965 cult classic sci-fi film 'Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster.' He has taught creative writing, literature, and film studies at Hollins University since 1964. Dillard has been the editor of the Hollins Critic since 1996, and also served as the vice president of the Film Journal from 1973 to 1980.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Something about the Author Autobiography Series - Volume 7" edited by Mark Zardozny (Gale, 1988), p. 2: "A note on the page for Monday, 11 October, in the 1937 'Desk-Private' desk calendar book of Benton O. Dillard, Attorney-at-Law, reads: 'Baby Born today at about 2:50 p.m. Lewis-Gale Hospital — 8 lbs. boy Dr. Algie Davis.' A certificate of birth (Commonwealth of Virginia) adds that the baby's name is Richard Henry Wilde Dillard..."
- Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary critic)
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Vocation : Writers : Translator