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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathleen Vyn  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction & Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1949 in Toledo, Ohio

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Illinois Connection

*She has taught writing at Columbia College*She has spoken to students in Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

She taught writing as adjunct faculty at Columbia College, East-West University, Oakton Community College, and Chicago City College.


She received an Illinois Art Council Finalist Grant in prose(fiction) for 2006 She has received fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation, the Ossabaw Island Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Edna St. Vincent Millay Foundation and the Wurlitzer Foundation

Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Spring in the high Sierras /
ISBN: 0671330845. OCLC Number: 5799079

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Describes the animal and plant life to be seen in springtime in the five climatic zones of the high Sierras.

The prairie community /
ISBN: 0671329243. OCLC Number: 3844082

J. Messner,. .

Describes the activities of prairie animals during the year and ways in which the prairie has changed since the days of the Indians and early pioneers.