Born: 1947 in Springfield, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Conger is a lifelong Springfield citizen. Biography: Job Conger is an aviation enthusiast, and freelance writer/photographer. He wrote his first poem in sixth grade and is still at it. He considers himself a journalist. Job's articles and visual arts column 'Art Seen' appear regularly in ''Illinois Times'', a Springfield-based news weekly. He has published three books of poetry and a compendium of poetry, biography and more about his favorite native-son poet Vachel Lindsay. Job's poetry has been published in several 'small magazines,' and regularly appears at his own Web site.
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ISBN: 9780738561592 OCLC: 229025760 Arcadia Pub., Charleston, SC : ©2008.