KEMPER, Troxey. American, b. 1915. Genres: Novels, Poetry, Music, Travel/Exploration. Career: Socorro Chieftain, NM, reporter, 1950; Albuquerque Journal, NM, reporter, 1951-70; Tucumcari Literary Review, Los Angeles, CA, editor, 1988-; writer. Publications: POETRY: Mainly on the Plain, 1983; Whence and Whither, 1983; Folio and Signature, 1985; Part Comanche, 1991; A Definite Maybe, 1993; Under a Sky of Azure, 1993; Mood Swings, 1996; Bloom of the Years, 1999. NOVELS: Comanche War- bonnet, 1991; Lean into the Wind, 1997; All but Lost, 1999; Last Bastion, 2000; Martinez and Waldexter, 2001; Touching the Heart: 5 Novellas, 2001. OTHER: Shallow Graves (short stories), 1997; Texas for the Duration (nonfiction), 1998; New Mexico: Tough and Tender (nonfiction), 1998. Author of recorded by other artists. Died.