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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Curry  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1942 in Springfield, Illinois

-- David Curry on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

I was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. After school in Connecticut and some time in New York City, I returned to Springfield and lived there from 1965 until 1981. I now live in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Contending to be the dream: Poems
ISBN: 0912284994

New Rivers Press. 1978

1st ed of 750 copies.


Special Distinction, 1979 Elliston Book Awards , ''Contending to be the Dream''

Writing Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1976, ''''

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