Meet the Poet
George Freek is a poet/playwright living in Illinois. He received his BA in history at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and his MA in English at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. His poetry has recently appeared in The Missing Slate; The Chiron Review; Mud Season; Dewpoint Journal, The New Plains Review, The Rockhurst Review, The Stillwater Review, and The Samizdat Literary Journal. His plays are published by Playscripts, Inc., Lazy Bee Scripts, and Off The Wall Plays. His dramatic works have been produced by the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Changing Scene in Denver, and the Organic Theater in Chicago, among others. He also has received grants from the Illinois Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts. Read.