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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Victor David Giron  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Poetry

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Illinois Connection

Victor lives in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood and his first novel "Sophmoric Philosophy" has been published by Curbside Splendor which specializes in contemporary Chicago writers. They created a "pop-up" bookstore at the Logan Square Farmers Market, selling work from Chicago Presses and Authors next to stalls selling locally grown produce.

Biographical and Professional Information

Victor David Giron is the son of immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala. He's a CPA, bar owner, and runs Curbside Splendor Publishing, a small press that showcases art and literature celebrating urbanism. His work has appeared in Rougarou, Umbrella Factory Magazine, Jersey Devil Press, and Diverse Voices Quarterly, among others. He's the author of the award-winning coming-of-age novel Sophomoric Philosophy (November 2010).


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Titles At Your Library

Sophomoric Philosophy
ISBN: 061540443X

Curbside Splendor Publishing. 2010

Sophomoric Philosophy by Victor David Giron, is the coming-of-age story of Alejandro (“Alex”) Lopez, a 30-something first generation Mexican-American who is struggling with his direction in life. Alex is an accountant working for a large corporation and is torn between his desire to lead an artistic life and the reality of his mundane, ordinary existence in contemporary Chicago.


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