Ronald Koertge

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General Information

Name: Ronald Koertge

Pen Name: None

Born: 1940 in Olney, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Koertge was born in Olney.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ronald Koertge recently retired from Pasadena City College after 37 years of teaching.

Published Works

  • The Boogeyman (novel), Norton, 1980
  • Where the Kissing Never Stops, Atlantic Monthly, 1986
  • The Arizona Kid, Joy Street, 1988
  • 100 Things to Write About (college textbook), Holt, 1990
  • The Boy in the Moon, Little, Brown, 1990
  • Mariposa Blues, Little, Brown, 1991
  • High School Dirty Poems, Red Wind, 1991
  • The Harmony Arms, Little, Brown, 1992
  • Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, A Novel, Orchard Books, 1994
  • Making Love to Roget`s Wife, Poems New and Selected, University of Arkansas Press, 1997
  • Geography of The Forehead,University of Arkansas Press, 2002
  • Shakespeare Bats Cleanup, Candlewick Press, 2003

Titles at Your Library

Where the Kissing Never Stops

ISBN: 0380717964
Release Date: 1993-03

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The Boogeyman

ISBN: 0393012964
Release Date: 1980-02

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The Boy in the Moon

ISBN: 0833592998
Release Date: 1999-10

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Mariposa Blues

ISBN: 0606027378
Release Date: 1993-03

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The Harmony Arms

ISBN: 0606064494
Release Date: 1994-09

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

ISBN: 0606099700
Release Date: 1995-11

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Making Love to Roget's Wife: Poems

ISBN: 155728461X
Release Date: 1997-02

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100 Things to Write About

ISBN: 0673982394
Release Date: 1997-01-24

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The Arizona Kid

ISBN: 0763626953
Release Date: 2005-05-24

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High School Dirty Poems

ISBN: 0962284769
Release Date: 1991-06

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Geography of the Forehead

ISBN: 1557286116
Release Date: 2002-11-01

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Shakespeare Bats Cleanup

Release Date: 2003

Literary Awards

American Library Association- Best Books for Young Adults, and many others.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

John Hawkins and Assoc.

William Reiss 71 W. 23rd St., No. 1600

New York City, New York 10010

External Links

Ronald Koertge on WorldCat


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