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Frank Conroy

Born: 15-Jan-1936
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 6-Apr-2005
Location of death: Iowa City, IA
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon
Remains: Buried, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Stop-Time

"Innately hip, the first true counterculture person I had ever met." -- David Halberstam

Father: Philip
Mother: Helga
Father: Guy Trudeau (stepfather)
Sister: Ellen Conroy Kennedy
Sister: India Trudeau (half sister)
Wife: Patty Ferguson (div., two sons)
Son: Daniel Hand
Son: Will Christian
Wife: Margaret (until his death)

    High School: Stuyvesant High School, New York City, NY
    University: Haverford College (1958)
    Administrator: Dir., Iowa Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa (1987-2005)

    National Endowment for the Arts Dir., Literature Program (1982-87)
    Grammy 1986 for Frank Sinatra album The Voice (liner notes)
    Danish Ancestry Maternal

    Stone Reader (Jan-2002)

Author of books:
Stop-Time: A Memoir (1967, memoir)
Midair (1985, short stories)
Body and Soul (1993, novel)
Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now (2002, essays)
Time and Tide: A Walk Through Nantucket (2004, travelogue)

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