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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gary DeNeal  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction History Non-Fiction Poetry



Illinois Connection

DeNeal is a lifelong resident of southern Illinois near Herod.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gary DeNeal is a poet, fiction writer, essayist, historian and, with his wife, has been the publisher of the bimonthly ''Springhouse'' magazine since 1983. Also known for his history of Charlie Birger, his book about Birger, ''A Knight of Another Sort'', was the source for an 80 minute documentary video and DVD created by WSIU.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''A Knight of Another Sort'', *Delta Award, Friends of Morris Library, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, 1990