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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lonnie Poco  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1938 in Lawton, Oklahoma


-- Lonnie Poco on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=lonnie+poco


Illinois Connection

Poco lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lonnie Poco is a Quahada Comanche artist, illustrator, graphic artist and poet. He was raised on a reservation in Lawton, Oklahoma. After serving in the US Navy, he moved to Chicago. While there, he served as chair of the Chicago Indian Artist Guild and worked with the American Indian Health Services and the American Indian Center. He has retired to Cache, Oklahoma and continues to write and produce artwork.


Published Works

    Poet and Artist:
  • Beside the Wichita, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1981Graphic Artist/Illustrator:
  • Akewa is a Woman, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 1982 - written by Beatrix Badikian
  • Earth Elegance, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2000 - written by Cynthia Gallaher


Selected Titles At Your Library

Beside the wichita.
ISBN: 9999901832. OCLC Number:

Small Press Distribution,. [Place of publication not identified] :. 1981.

Earth elegance /
ISBN: 1877636177. OCLC Number:

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Awards

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Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

To contact the author, write to Lonnie Poco c/o MARCH/Abrazo Press P.O. Box 2890 Chicago, Illinois 60690