Heckert, Connie K(aye Delp)

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HECKERT, Connie K(aye Delp)

HECKERT, Connie K(aye Delp). American, b. 1948. Genres: Children's fiction, Local history/Rural topics, Human relations/Parenting. Career: Iowa State University Veterinary Clinics, Ames, IA, medical records librarian, 1968-1973; freelance writer, 1972-; Peoria Engineering, East Moline, IL, proofreader, 1975; Illowa Health Systems Agency, Davenport, IA, assistant health planner, 1977-1978; Black Hawk College, Moline, IL, instructor, 1985; St. Ambrose University, Davenport, adjunct assistant professor of English, 1985-1993. Keynote speaker and teacher of conferences and workshops. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Miss Rochelle and the Lost Bell, 1985; Dribbles, 1993. FOR ADULTS: Lyons: 150 Years North of the Big Tree, 1985; The Swedish Connections, 1986; The First 100 Years: A Pictorial History of Lindsay Park Yacht Club, 1987; (with K.M. Becker) To Keera with Love: Abortion, Adoption or Keeping the Baby, 1987; (with V. Berry) Roots & Recipes: Six Generations of Heartland Cookery, 1995. Contributor to periodicals. Frequently writes for Des Moines Register. Address: 1462 Old Freeport Pl, Bettendorf, IA 52722-7001, U.S.A.