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Daniel Curley

Born: 1918 in East Bridgeport, Massachusetts
Died: 1988 in Florida

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Curley lived in Urbana and taught at the University of Illinois. Rober Ebert was one of his students.

Biography: An educator and editor as well as an author, Daniel Curley was a novelist and short story writer who won O. Henry and Flannery O'Connor awards as well as several arts council awards for his work. An English professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1955 until his death, he had previously taught at Syracuse University and at Plattsburgh State Teachers College. Curley died as a result of an automobile accident while on vacation in Florida.

  • -- Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction , ''Living With Snakes''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Daniel Curley on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  In the hands of our enemies;
ISBN: 0252001419 OCLC: 133625

University of Illinois Press Urbana, [1971, ©1970]