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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cynthia Gallaher  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: in Chicago


Illinois Connection

Gallaher lives in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cynthia Gallaher, a Chicago native, is the author of three full collections of poetry, three chapbooks "Drenched" a chapbook about liquids that was published in 2018 by Main Street Rag Publishing Company ( and a nonfiction reference "Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even If You Aren’t a Poet," which was published Summer 2016. The Chicago Public Library lists her among its "Top 10 Requested Chicago Poets" and "Today's Chicago Woman" magazine named her one of "100 Women Making a Difference."

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