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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Floyd Dell  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1887 in Barry, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Dell worked for the Chicago Evening Post from 1910 through 1914.

Biographical and Professional Information

Floyd Dell was a life long poet and author of a hit Broadway play, Little Accident (1928). In 1908 Dell moved on to Chicago where he became editor of the Friday Literary Review and a leader of the Chicago Renaissance. He continued to publish both fiction and non-fiction for his entire life.

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-- *Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2015