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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lee Gurga  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1949 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Lee Gurga on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Gurga was born and raissed in Chicago and currently resides in Lincoln, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gurga is a dentist and a poet. He is the Associate Editor for Haiku Journal and past president of Haiku Society.

Published Works

  • A Mouse Pouts Out, Brooks Books, 1988
  • The Measure of Emptiness, Press Here, 1991
  • Midwest Haiku Anthology, Brooks Books, 1992
  • A Solitary Leaf, Brooks Books, 1997
  • In & Out of the Fog, Press Here, 1997
  • Fresh Scent: Selected Haiku, Brooks Books, 1998
  • Haiku: A Poet`s Guide, Modern Haiku Press, 2003

Selected Titles At Your Library

Midwest haiku anthology /
ISBN: 0913719943. OCLC Number:

High/Coo Press,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©1992.

A solitary leaf :
ISBN: 0963146742. OCLC Number:

Haiku Society of America :. Decatur, IL :. ©1997.

Fresh scent :
ISBN: 0913719862. OCLC Number:

Brooks Books,. Decatur, Ill. :. ©1998.

Haiku :
ISBN: 0974189405. OCLC Number:

Modern Haiku Press,. Lincoln, Ill. :. 2003.



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