Nelson Algren

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Noun1.Nelson Algren - United States writer (1909-1981)
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Author: Colin Asher Colin Asher's book is an incredibly detailed account of the life of a fascinating author, Nelson Algren. "The biography ends on a sad note, but in it, we learn that Nelson Algren enjoyed a wide variety of successes and failures along the road," said a review on
In the 1930s and 1940s she photographed nearly 200 notable personalities of the 20th Century, including Robert Frost, Helen Hayes, Nelson Algren, Frank Lloyd Wright, Alice B.
Fire takes many forms, so its narrative presence comes and goes, but the voice is as brash and street-smart as one of Chicago author Nelson Algren's hustlers, while also sounding compulsively contrite.
"Chicago Noir: The Classics" features classic noir tales by Harry Stephen Keeler, Sherwood Anderson, Max Allan Collins, Richard Wright, Nelson Algren, Fredric Brown, Patricia Highsmith, Barry Gifford, Stuart M.
THERE'S A FOUNTAIN at the intersection of Ashland, Milwaukee, and Division in Chicago dedicated to Nelson Algren, but few locals remember who he was.
Neon was not "introduced to literature in 1947 by the novelist Nelson Algren in The Neon Wilderness" (15).
Pink writes from Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, with a dukes-up stance recalling Nelson Algren's never-total immersion in an urban underbelly he both records and resists joining.
Nelson Algren (1909-1981) didn't leave much of an imprint on the state, moving away from the town of his birth--Detroit--when he was just a child.
The studies might have told a different story had they taken into account Alice Friman's fourth book of poems, The Book of the Rotten Daughter (2006), whose poems meditate obsessively on endings and loss: on disease and drought, dying parents and missing friends, summer's and century's end, lost "dazzle" and "final pages." The poems are intelligent, honest, and beautifully articulated, but, as Nelson Algren used to say, they "cut in a little close."
Jeremy T Wilson has been named the winner of the 2012 Nelson Algren Award for short fiction for his story Everything is Going to Be Okay.
"Savings can't buy everything in the future, for example poverty" - Nelson Algren