Individual Author Record
Name: Lynda K. HullPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1954 in Newark, New Jersey Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLynda K. Hull taught English at DePaul University. Her longest permanent residency was in Chicago, where she was living when she wrote many of her last poems.
Biographical and Professional InformationInfluenced heavily by Hart Crane as well as jazz musicians, Hull wrote poems charged with lyric exuberance and haunted by ecstatic references to drugs and material decadence. Hull was the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council; she also received four Pushcart Prizes. She taught English at Indiana University, De Paul University, and in the MFA writing program at Vermont College. She also served as a Poetry Editor for the journal ''Crazyhorse''.Hull died of injuries sustained in a car crash in 1994.
*''Ghost Money'', University of Massachusetts Press, 1986*''Star Ledger'', University Of Iowa Press, 1990*''The Only World: Poems'', Harpercollins, 1995*''Collected Poems'', Graywolf Press, 2006