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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  J.J. Tindall  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: Minneapolis, MN in 1961


Illinois Connection

He grew up in Naperville, Illinois, attended Illinois State University and Northeastern Illinois University and has lived in Chicago since 1986.

Biographical and Professional Information

His poems have appeared in journals and web sites around the world, and since 2007 he has been poet-in-residence at the Beachwood Reporter, Chicago's most distinguished online journal of politics and culture. He has given readings across America and Europe, where his recorded poetry and poems set to music have garnered repeated airplay. He has written, recorded and performed with a number of Chicago-based bands, and has two CDs of music, "Men in Love" and "Songs in the Rock Genre".

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