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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lucien Henry Stryk  

Pen Name: Lucien Stryk

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: April 7, 1924 in Poland


Illinois Connection

Stryk moved to Chicago at four years of age and served on the Northern Illinois University faculty as a Professor of English from 1958 until his retirement in 1991. He lives in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lucien Stryk is a poet, editor, and translator, who is strongly interested in Oriental philosphy. A long-time faculty member at Northern Illinois University, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship in 1975. He also won the Illinois Arts Council Literary Award in 1979.

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-- *Illinois Governor`s Award for the Arts, 1980 *Illinois Author of the Year, Illinois Association of Teachers of English, 1992