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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Daniel Cleary  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

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Cleary lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daniel Cleary, from County Tipperary, Ireland, came to Chicago over 30 years ago. He is known for lyric poetry and a golden singing voice. Daniel began writing while studying painting at the Camberwell School of Art in London. The people and the world around him inspire both poems and paintings.


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Titles At Your Library

Elegy for James Gerard and Other Poems for the Larger Voice
ISBN: 1933126213

Fractal Edge Press. 2005

Long a fixture in the Chicago spoken-word scene, Dan Cleary purposefully adopts and exploits formal poetic structure and rhyme to bring dignity and high esteem to this subjects. His distinct voice reflects the discipline of his work in singing and painting. His paintings and drawings bring the full spectrum of his artistic talent to this gracious volume.