Individual Author Record
Name: Dwight David GrossPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1952 in DuQuoin, IL Sites:
Illinois ConnectionI was born in DuQuoin, Illinois, the son of a coal miner. I attended college at Southern Illinois University- Carbondale majoring in philosophy. I worked for 35 years as a union carpenter and construction foreman throughout Illinois and surrounding states retiring in 2012. Now I reside on a small farm near Pinckneyville with my wife Linda Winter-Gross.
Biographical and Professional InformationI am the father of three grown children and four grandchildren. I volunteer at DuQuoin high school with the special ed. wood shop classes and work summers as a conservation worker at Pyramid State Park. I play clawhammer banjo for therapy and attend as many St. Louis Cardinal games as I can fit in.
''Pilgrimage'', Finishing Line Press, 2009