Kenneth Fearing (Kenneth Flexner Fearing)

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Oak Park, Illinois, USA
American poet Kenneth Fearing was born in Oak Park, IL, in 1902. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1924. Moving to Chicago, he held jobs as a salesman and a millhand, among other things, and eventually went to work for a Chicago newspaper as a reporter. He moved to New York City, and began earning a living as a freelance writer. He wrote many stories and novels, but mostly under pseudonyms because his first love was poetry and he only wrote prose for the money. Read more...