He was also a poet, playwright, short story writer and essayist. Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, His father, Leonard Spaulding Bradbury was a lineman for power and phone utilities and his mother, Ester Moberg Bradbury was a Swedish immigrant.
Theresa Broemmer Theresa Broemmer lives in mid-western Illinois with her husband and two children. She has a masters degree in education, and she spent five years in the early childhood field before deciding to stay at home with her children and concentrate on a writing career. She hopes to break into the traditional world of publishing someday, but for now she is happy with every little writing success she achieves.
Sally Calhoun Sally Hanson Calhoun, who passed away on November 6,was a practicing clinical psychologist and professor of psychology to graduate students. Honors and an A. She published at least 63 writings, including some placed in anthologies. Her writings include poems, short stories, and scholarly articles.
She has won numerous awards for her creative writing, and for many years was active with the North Shore Creative Writers, as well as in the Illinois State Poetry Society.
She graduated from Northern Illinois University B. During the school year, she was state champion in extemporaneous speaking and debate. She designed the gifted program for the school, and sponsored a book club and student literary magazine.
She received her equity card at 35, at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago. She is looking to have it produced this year. She moved to Highland Park nine years age. She feels fortunate to live in a creative community. She started at the Art Center, two years ago, and loves doing portraits.
Poetry has become an important part of her life. With Highland Park poetry with Jennifer Dotson, her poem "Reflect" was in a store window this past summer. She is also in a group with Len Berman at the Deerfield Library. When not scribbling entertaining poems, stories and songs on all available scraps of paper to read to his wife and sons over dinner, he runs a successful multi-state property management business.
He is a lawyer and real estate investor by trade, musician and writer by avocation. Betty Carr Betty Carr received her M. Approximately of her poems from five manuscripts have received prizes or have appeared in literary publications such as Midway Review and Lincoln Log Illinois State Poetry Society and in anthologies by Crossroads and World of Poetry.
In addition, she has two published prize-winning essays Stitt and Freedoms Foundation. Nancy Jean Carrigan Nancy Jean Carrigan nee Bohn February 24, - July 18,was a highly respected, award-winning poet, painter, sculptor and engraver.
She sometimes embedded poems into paintings. Nancy and her husband Dick partnered in the writing of two science fiction adventure novels.During this most prolific period in Bradbury’s literary life, he also published the book that would generate, along with The Martian Chronicles, his greatest success and influence.
The story that came to be called Fahrenheit went through several transformations. Link to College of Arts and Letters Programs Anthropology. Undergraduate Courses/link to graduate courses Cultural Difference in a Globalized Society (ANT . Ray Bradbury was a year-old writer on the verge vine that terrifiedRay Bradbury so completely in his childhood later during literary works, most notably his quasi-autobiographical novel of magical fantasy and a child’s first bittersweet taste of mortality, Dandelion Wine (), along with.
Reviews, essays, books and the arts: the leading international weekly for literary culture. Bradbury was surrounded by an extended family during his early childhood and formative years in Waukegan.
An aunt read him short stories when he was a child.  This period provided foundations for both the author and his heartoftexashop.comtion: Writer. The Martian Chronicles is a science fiction short story fixup by Ray Bradbury that chronicles the colonization of Mars by humans fleeing from a troubled and eventually atomically devastated Earth, and the conflict between aboriginal Martians and the new colonists.
The book lies somewhere in between a short story collection and an episodic novel, containing stories Bradbury originally.