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General Information

Name:  Job Conger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1947 in Springfield, Illinois



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Conger is a lifelong Springfield citizen.

Biographical and Professional Information

Job Conger is an aviation enthusiast, and freelance writer/photographer. He wrote his first poem in sixth grade and is still at it. He considers himself a journalist. Job's articles and visual arts column "Art Seen" appear regularly in ''Illinois Times'', a Springfield-based news weekly. He has published three books of poetry and a compendium of poetry, biography and more about his favorite native-son poet Vachel Lindsay. Job's poetry has been published in several "small magazines," and regularly appears at his own Web site.

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