Salwak, Dale (Francis)

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SALWAK, Dale (Francis)

SALWAK, Dale (Francis). American, b. 1947. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs, Bibliography, Biography. Career: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, assistant editor in dept of agricultural information, 1966-69; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, instructor, 1972-73; Citrus College, Glendora, CA, professor of English, 1973-; writer. Borgo Press, editor of Reader's Guides to Mystery and Detective Writers and Contemporary Writers series, 1985-. Performed as a magician in supper clubs, theaters, and on TV beginning in 1965; Chavez College of Manual Dexterity and Prestidigitation, West Coast division, owner, director, and teacher, 1978-; publisher of Magic Carpet, a magic magazine, 1962- 70; producer of Stars of Magic, an annual magic show, 1974-; Magic Club of America, founder. Publications: Kingsley Amis: A Reference Guide, 1978; John Braine & John Wain: A Reference Guide, 1979; John Wain, 1981; A.J. Cronin: A Reference Guide, 1983; Literary Voices: Interviews with Britain's "Angry Young Men," 1984; A.J. Cronin, 1985; Carl Sandburg: A Reference Guide, 1988; Mystery Voices: Interviews with British Crime Writers, 1991; Barbara Pym: A Reference Guide, 1991; Kingsley Amis: Modern Novelist, 1992; The Wonders of Solitude, 1995; The Words of Christ, 1996; Faith in the Family, 2001; Living with a Writer, 2004. EDITOR: The Life and Work of Barbara Pym, 1987; Philip Larkin: The Man and His Work, 1989; Kingsley Amis in Life and Letters, 1990; Anne Tyler as Novelist, 1994; The Literary Biography: Problems and Solutions, 1996; The Wisdom of Judaism, 1997; The Power of Prayer, 1998; A Passion for Books, 1999. Contributor of articles and interviews to books and periodicals. Address: Citrus College, 1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA 91741, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]