William A. Fry

William Fry William A. Fry, Ph.D., a founding member of the Learning Curve faculty, taught literature and writing at a Maryland college for more than thirty years. He served as Chair of the Literature Department, developed a series of literary travel study tours, and published numerous articles on American authors and on the teaching of literature. This award-winning instructor and scholar was named Outstanding Professor for the State of Maryland in 1987, Professor of the Year in 1990, the 2010 Juliana Yoder Friend of the Humanities Award from the Arizona Humanities Council, and was a 2016 finalist for the Volunteer of the Year Award given by the Arizona Library Association for his Great Literature Forum at the Oro V alley Library. Bill also serves on the Board of the Oro Valley Theatre Company.

Upcoming Classes

Class Date/Time
Mark Twain
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Oct 7 10:00 am – noon
Ernest Hemingway
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Nov 4 10:00 am – noon
Maya Angelou
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Dec 2 10:00 am – noon
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Jan 6 10:00 am – noon
Langston Hughes
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Feb 3 10:00 am – noon
Willa Cather
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Mar 3 10:00 am – noon
Walt Whitman
Instructor: William A. Fry
Friday Apr 7 10:00 am – noon