John D. Blades
Pen Name: John Blades
Genre: Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction
Born: 1936 in Springfield, Illinois
John was born in Springfield and currently resides in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional Information
John Blades has been a reporter, an editor and book critic of the Chicago Tribune. His fiction has been published in TriQuarterly, The Quarterly and Chicago Magazine. He has also written for the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, The Morning News, and numerous other publications. Blades now works as a freelance artist.
- Small Game, Henry Holt, 1992
- How to Study James Joyce, Macmillan, 1996
- John Keats, Palgrave, 2002
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 1992-11
- James Friend Memorial Award for Critism, 1989
- Chicago Tribune Writing Award, 1990
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact agent:
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