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J.J. Tindall

Born: Minneapolis, MN in 1961
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He grew up in Naperville, Illinois, attended Illinois State University and Northeastern Illinois University and has lived in Chicago since 1986.

Biography: His poems have appeared in journals and web sites around the world, and since 2007 he has been poet-in-residence at the Beachwood Reporter, Chicago's most distinguished online journal of politics and culture. He has given readings across America and Europe, where his recorded poetry and poems set to music have garnered repeated airplay. He has written, recorded and performed with a number of Chicago-based bands, and has two CDs of music, 'Men in Love' and 'Songs in the Rock Genre'.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

J.J. Tindall on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Ballots from the dead.
ISBN: 0557525322 OCLC: 945054017

Lulu Com, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.

  Joe the dream :
ISBN: 0962462705 OCLC: 22118834

Bagman Press, Chicago : 1990.