Individual Author Record
I was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. After school in Connecticut and some time in New York City, I returned to Springfield and lived there from 1965 until 1981. I now live in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
- Contending to be the Dream , New Rivers Press , 1979
Titles At Your Library
Contending to be the dream: Poems
New Rivers Press. 1978
Softcover, covers dulled & w/minor edgewear, a small crease in back bottom cover corner, price inked over, text & binding all VG, tight & clean. One of 1st ed of 750 copies and signed NOT by author, but SIGNED BY OWNER, from the library of well-beloved southern Minnesota KMSU-FM volunteer history broadcaster Bodwyn Wook, broadcasting as "Emmett R Smith...NOT the football player, the old farmer from Eagle Lake!" Mails insured.
Special Distinction, 1979 Elliston Book Awards , Contending to be the Dream
Writing Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, 1976,