Lloyd Kropp

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General Information

Name: Lloyd Kropp

Pen Name: None

Born: 1933 in Grand Rapids, Michigan


Email: lkropp@siue.edu

Illinois Connection

Kropp was a professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and currently resides in Edwardsville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lloyd Kropp is an American novelist, musician, composer, and educator. He is known for his novels. Kropp was educated at the University of Pittsbugh and ohio State University. He has been on the faculty at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, since 1975. There, he joined the English faculty where he taught until he retired as a senior professor in 2002. His formal academic specialty was in Literary Theory. During his years teaching at SIUE he won a Distinguished Performance Award from the School of Humanities and was twice nominated for the Distinguished Teaching Award. Kropp's interests include archaeology, astronomy and ancient history.

Published Works

  • The Drift, DoubleDay, 1969
  • Who is Mary Stark?, 1974
  • One Hundred Times to China, Doubleday, 1979
  • Greencastle and the Denizens at The Sacred Crypt, Freundlich Books, 1986
  • The Book of Thoth, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

One hundred times to China

ISBN: 0385057083
Release Date: 1979

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Literary Awards

Greencastle and The Denizens of the Sacred Crypt

  • Best Books of the Year lists, American Library Association, 1985
  • Illinois Author of the Year, Illinois Association of Teachers of English, 1988

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Lloyd Kropp on WorldCat


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