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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Job Conger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1947 in Springfield, Illinois


-- Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/job.conger.writer
-- Twitter -- https://twitter.com/aeroknowmuseum
-- Website -- https://jobconger.wordpress.com/
-- Job Conger on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=job++conger

E-Mail: -- writer@eosinc.com


Illinois Connection

Conger is a lifelong Springfield citizen.

Biographical and Professional Information

Job Conger is an aviation enthusiast, and freelance writer/photographer. He wrote his first poem in sixth grade and is still at it. He considers himself a journalist. Job's articles and visual arts column "Art Seen" appear regularly in ''Illinois Times'', a Springfield-based news weekly. He has published three books of poetry and a compendium of poetry, biography and more about his favorite native-son poet Vachel Lindsay. Job's poetry has been published in several "small magazines," and regularly appears at his own Web site.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Springfield aviation
ISBN: 9780738561592. OCLC Number: 229025760

Arcadia Pub.,. .

Springfield aviation /
ISBN: 0738561592. OCLC Number: 229025760

Arcadia Pub.,. .

Additional Title Information

  • Minstrel's Ramble: To Live and Die in Springfield, Illinois

    , JC Conger, 1996

  • Wit's End

    , Full Court Press, 1999

  • Bear's Kin

    , 2003

  • Vachel Lindsay Strange Gold: A Biography and Appreciation of Springfield, Illinois' Most Famous Native Son,

    Eikenteiqahint Press, 2003

  • Springfield Aviation

    , Arcadia Publishing. 2008


    Awards

    N/A

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

    Conger speaks about the life and times of Springfield Poet, Vachel Lindsay. He also recites Lindsay's poetry as well as his own.