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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Bill Morgan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia


Illinois Connection

Morgan has lived in Normal, Illinois since the early 70's.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bill Morgan was born in Atlanta, Georgia and has lived in Tennessee, Indiana, New York, and Normal, Illinois. He has published two print chapbooks of poems, ''Trackings: The Body's Memory, the Heart's Fiction'' and ''Sky with Six Geese'', one e-chapbook, ''Spare Parts and Whole Poems in Various Shapes and Sizes'', as well as numbers of individual poems in journals. For a long time he could be sighted in the halls, classrooms, and offices of the English Department at Illinois State University. Under his other name, William W. Morgan, he taught Victorian Literature and wrote scholarly studies of Thomas Hardy and other poets. Now retired from teaching, he is Poetry Editor for The Hardy Review and co-produces Poetry Radio for WGLT, the NPR affiliate in Normal, Illinois (

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Titles At Your Library


-- *''Carnal Knowledge'' (poem), Sow's Ear Prize *''Trackings