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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim May  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:CHILD C:YA

Born: in Spring Grove, Illinois

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Jim May was born and raised Spring Grove. He currently resides in Woodstock.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jim May is an author and storyteller. He is the founder of the Illinois Storytelling Festival. His stories have taken him across the United States and Europe. He received a 1989 Chicago Emmy award for a WTTW-channel 11 T.V. production of his original story, ''A Bell for Shorty''.


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