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Name:  David Lazar  

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Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

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Lazar is a professor at Columbia College Chicago, Illinois.

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David Lazar's writings have appeared widely in various anthologies, poetry magazines,and has had five of his essays named "Notable Essays of the Year" according to Best American Essays. He created the undergrad and Ph.D. programs in Nonfiction writing at Ohio University, as well as directed the creation of similar study programs at Columbia College in Chicago. He is the founding editor of the literary magazine ''Hotel Amerika''.


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