Lucia Cordell Getsi
Pen Name: Lucia Getsi
Born: December 31, 1944 in Nashville, Tennessee
Getsi lives in Normal, Illinois and taught at Illinois State University.
Biographical and Professional Information
Lucia Cordell Getsi is a Distinguished Prof Emerita of English who is retired from teaching creative writing and poetry at Illinois State University. She spent her childhood in Tennessee.
- Teeth Mother Letters, Moonsquilt Press, 1984
- Bottleships for Daughters, Aquilla Press, 1986
- No One Taught This Filly to Dance, Pikestaff Press, 1989
- Intensive Care, New Rivers Press, 1992
- Teeth Mother Letters, Moonlit Press, 2000
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
- Illinois Author of the Year by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English in 1994
- Governor’s Award for the Arts 1995
- Pablo Neruda Prize 1999
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, she is available June through April for readings, lectures, master classes, and workshops across the state. Contact the author at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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