Ron Offen

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Birthday
2, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 9, 2010 (79)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 9, 2010 (79)

About

Poet, playwright, and critic known for his Pulitzer Prize-nominated work, God’s Haircut and Other Remembered Dreams. His other works include Instead of Gifts (Poems for Poets) and Poet As Bad Guy.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Chicago and worked as a poetry columnist for the Chicago Daily News.

Trivia

He founded the literary magazine Free Lunch, which published and promoted the work of Billy Collins and other renowned poets.

Family Life

He was married three times. With his second wife Rosine, he co-founded a theatre company called The Peripatetic Task Force.

Associated With

He was influenced by the literary work of Charles Bukowski.

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