Individual Author Record
Name: Job CongerPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry Audience: Adult; Born: 1947 in Springfield, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionConger is a lifelong Springfield citizen.
Biographical and Professional InformationJob 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.
- 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