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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barbra Nightingale  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Barbra was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Barbra is a full professor at Broward College where she first started teaching in 1983. She is also a poet, and has also started a foray into prose. Nightingale now lives in Hollywood, Florida.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Lunar equations: Poems
ISBN: 0933494769

East Coast Editions. 1993

Singing in the Key of L
ISBN: 0967181003

NFSPS Press. 1999


Geometry of Dreams
ISBN: 1934999563

WordTech Editions. 2009

The grace of Barbra Nightingale’s Geometry of Dreams is its fusion of the heart and the mind. These poems of love and loss do not recognize a dichotomy between feeling and intellect, and the result is poems charged with soft music and hard truth.

Speaking Engagements

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