Individual Author Record
Name: Ruth Allison CoatesPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD Fiction Poetry Born: 1915 in Mt. Carmel, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRuth was born and raised in Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationRuth Allison Coates was a poet and writer, and a personal friend of Carl Sandburg for many years. She had been published by ''Teen Magazine'', ''Boys' Life'', ''The Minnesota Review''and numerous other literary magazines, and by ''Rand McNally''. She had been a writers' workshop leader at Ball State and McKendree College.Always a writer at heart, Ruth continued to write until her death in April, 2003.
*''Great American Naturalists'', Lerner Publishing Group, 1974*''Waiting for the Westbound'', Ocean Tree Books, 1992*''Walking Toward Eternity'', Honeycomb Resources, 2003