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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lucia Cordell Getsi  

Pen Name: Lucia Getsi

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Poetry

Born: December 31, 1944 in Nashville, Tennessee


Illinois Connection

Getsi lives in Normal, Illinois and taught at Illinois State University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lucia Cordell Getsi is a Distinguished Prof Emerita of English who is retired from teaching creative writing and poetry at Illinois State University. She spent her childhood in Tennessee.

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-- *''Illinois Author of the Year'' by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English in 1994 * Governorís Award for the Arts 1995 * Pablo Neruda Prize 1999