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Andrei Codrescu

Andrei CodrescuBorn: 20-Dec-1946
Birthplace: Sibiu, Romania

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Exquisite Corpse

Emigrated to the U.S. at age 20 and became a U.S. citizen in 1981. Founder of journal Exquisite Corpse and a commentator for NPR's All Things Considered, Codrescu now resides in New Orleans and teaches at Louisiana State University (though he lacks any educational credential beyond life experience.)

Wife: Alice Henderson (Vietnam War activist, met Codrescu in 1966)

    National Public Radio All Things Considered
    Naturalized US Citizen 1981
    Romanian Ancestry

    Road Scholar (16-Jul-1993)

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Author of books:
License to Carry a Gun (1970, poetry)
Life and Times of an Involuntary Genius (1974, memoir)
In America's Shoes (1983, memoir)
Disappearance of the Outside (1990)
The Hole in the Flag (1991)
Belligerence (1993, poetry)
Repentence of Lorraine (1994, novel)
The Blood Countess (1995, novel)
Alien Candor (1996, poetry)

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