Job Conger

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General Information

Name: Job Conger

Pen Name: None

Born: 1947 in Springfield, Illinois

Genre: Poetry, Non-Fiction

Website: www.aeroknow.com

Email: writer@eosinc.com



Illinois Connection

Job Conger is a lifelong Springfield citizen, aviation enthusiast, and freelance writer/photographer.

Biographical and Professional Information

Freelance writer/photographer Job Conger 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 at http://www.aeroknow.com/poemsofjob.htm.

Published Works

  • Minstrel's Ramble: To Live and Die in Springfield, Illinois, JC Conger, 1996
  • Wit's End, Full Court Press, 1999
  • Bear's Kin, 2003
  • Vachel Lindsay Strange Gold: A Biography and Appreciation of Springfield, Illinois' Most Famous Native Son, Eikenteiqahint Press, 2003
  • Springfield Aviation, Arcadia Publishing. 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Minstrel's ramble: To live and die in Springfield, Illinois

ASIN: B0006S3E0E
Release Date: 1996


Vachel Lindsay Strange Gold: A Biography and Appreciation of Springfield, Illinois' Most Famous Native Son

ASIN: B004GA1EO6
Release Date: 2003


Springfield Aviation (Images of Aviation: Illinois)

ISBN: 0738561592
Release Date: 2008-09-15

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Conger speaks about the life and times of Springfield Poet, Vachel Lindsay. He also recites Lindsay's poetry as well as his own.

External Links

Job Conger on WorldCat

Job Conger on Amazon

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