Lonnie Poco

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General Information

Name: Lonnie Poco

Pen Name: None

Born: 1938 in Lawton, Oklahoma

Website: N/A

Email: march abrazo@ameritech.net

Illinois Connection

Poco lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lonnie Poco is a Quahada Comanche artist, illustrator, graphic artist and poet. He was raised on a reservation in Lawton, Oklahoma. After serving in the US Navy, he moved to Chicago. While there, he served as chair of the Chicago Indian Artist Guild and worked with the American Indian Health Services and the American Indian Center. He has retired to Cache, Oklahoma and continues to write and produce artwork.

Published Works

Poet and Artist:

  • Beside the Wichita, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1981

Graphic Artist/Illustrator:

  • Akewa is a Woman, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1982 - written by Beatrix Badikian
  • Earth Elegance, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2000 - written by Cynthia Gallaher

Titles at Your Library

Beside the Wichita

ISBN: 9999901832
Release Date: 1981-06

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

To contact the author, write to:

Lonnie Poco

c/o MARCH/Abrazo Press

P.O. Box 2890

Chicago, Illinois 60690

External Links

Lonnie Poco on WorldCat


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