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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Garin L. Cycholl  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:ADULT C:YA Poetry

Born: in Decatur, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Garin Cycholl teaches writing and literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Homewood, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Garin also works as co-editor of Near South, a journal of experimental poetry, fiction, and drama. His recent work will appear this spring with Admit2 and Keep Going. He is author of Nightbirds, and Blue Mound to 161, a book-length poem on geological and historical displacements in Southern Illinois.

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Titles At Your Library


-- Transcontinental Poetry Prize for ''Blue Mound to 161'' (2003)