Barry Silesky

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General Information

Name: Barry Silesky

Pen Name: None

Born: 1949 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Barry Silesky lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Silesky is an author, poet, editor and teacher. He graduated from Northwestern University with a BA and from the University of Illinois at Chicago with his MA. While being an adjunct associate professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Silesky is also the editor of the literary journal ACM - Another Chicago Magazine

Published Works

  • Ferlinghetti, The Artist in His Time, Warner Books, 1990
  • The New Tenants, Eye of the Comet Press, 1992
  • One Thing That Can Save Us, Coffeehouse Press, 1994
  • John Gardner, Literary Outlaw, Algonquin Books, 2004
  • The Disease: Poems, University of Tampa Press, 2006

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Ferlinghetti: The Artist in His Time

ISBN: 0446392898
Release Date: 1991-08-01

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John Gardner: Literary Outlaw

ISBN: 1565122186
Release Date: 2004-02-05

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Barry Silesky on WorldCat

Barry Silesky on Amazon


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