Robert F Sommer

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Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Director of Development, Sierra Club-Kansas Chapter
Location Overland Park, Kansas
Introduction Robert F. Sommer has published two novels, Where the Wind Blew and A Great Fullness. His nonfiction collection, Losing Francis: Essays on the Wars at Home, chronicles his son’s deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq as an Army infantryman and return home to civilian life. Sommer teaches part-time at Avila University and works for the Kansas Sierra Club in support of its mission to explore, enjoy, and protect the planet. He holds a doctorate in American Literature from Duke University and has also authored Teaching Writing to Adults: Strategies and Concepts for Improving Learner Performance and co-authored The Heath Literature for Composition. He and his wife Heather make their home in Olathe, Kansas.