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Gene Kimmet, author

 

Shadows

(Canopic Publishing 2019)

Recollections of My Father 

(Canopic Publishing 2015)

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Gene Kimmet is a retired professor of economics from Harper College in Palatine, Illinois.

He was born in Lima, Ohio, a town with a long history of heavy industrial production. Kimmet worked at a variety of jobs there, including lens grinder, foundry worker, service station operator, and salesman, before receiving a BA in economics from Ohio Northern University. He later earned an MA in economics from Case Western Reserve University and a post-master’s degree in economics from Northern Illinois University.

Kimmet has also done extensive graduate work in English and creative writing at Northern Illinois University and the University of Virginia. 

Previous collections include Skipping Stone (Dream Stone Press, 2000) and In Fee Simple (Stormline Press, 1986.)