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6:44 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Remembering Zen Poet And NIU Professor Lucien Stryk

Lucien Stryk
Credit Northern Illinois University

Internationally renowned poet, Lucien Stryk, died January 24th in London at the age of 88.  Stryk wrote and edited more than two dozen books, including collections of his poetry, and translations of Chinese and Japanese Zen poetry.  He also taught creative writing and Asian literature at Northern Illinois University from 1958 until he retired in 1991. 

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