Dan Guenther

Morrison, CO 80465

Author's Bio

Dan Guenther was a captain in the Marine Corps and his Vietnam trilogy is based on his experiences in Southeast Asia. His novel, GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOOS, the 2010 Colorado Authors' League Award selection for Genre Fiction, grew out of experiences in Australia. THE CROOKED TRUTH, his second collection of poetry, was the 2011 Colorado Authors' League award selection for Poetry (Books).

Publications and Prizes

China Wind
(Ivy Books, 1990)
Open Range: Poetry of the Reimagined West
(Ghost Road Press, 2007)
, The Quadrant Book of Poetry 2001-2010 edited by Les Murray
(Quadrant Publishing, 2012)
, Turning Up The Leaves
(Coe Review Press, 2000)
Buffalo Bones, Poetry Australia, Quadrant
Prizes Won: 
Colorado Authors' League 2010 Award for Best Genre Fiction for his novel, GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOOS. Colorado Authors' League 2011 Award for Best Poetry (Book) for his collection of selected poems, THE CROOKED TRUTH.

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
Waukegan, September 6, 1944
Raised in: 
Glen Ellyn, IL
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Last updated: Feb 27, 2017