Gerald Edward Murray
Born: 1945 in Buffalo, New York
Died: 2008 in Chicago, Illinois Pen Name: G. E. Murray Connection to Illinois: Murray lived and worked in Chicago from 1971 until his death in 2008. Biography: G E Murray had been a poetry critic for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine. He was chair of Pen Midwest and a national board member of Pen America Center. Murray wrote eight collections of poetry, his last titled 'Arts of a Cold Sun' and published by the University of Illinois Press in 2003. He also co-edited, with Illinois Poet Laureate Kevin Stein, 'Illinois Voices: An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Poetry.' Mr. Murray's poetry appeared in nearly 100 literary magazines and were included in more than a dozen anthologies.
- -- Devins Award, ''Repairs''
|Oils of evening :
ISBN: 0941363368 OCLC: 34907485 Lake Shore Pub., Deerfield, IL : 1995.
ISBN: 082620290X OCLC: 5498627 University of Missouri Press, Columbia : 1979.
|Walking the blind dog :
ISBN: 0252062310 OCLC: 23766488 University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©1992.