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Scott Oury

Scott Oury was born and raised on a farm in Wheaton, Illinois.  He holds a Masters in English from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jesrey, and has taught creative writing and composition for over 30 years at academic institutions including Triton College, Columbia College Chicago, Mt. Holyoke College, and Holyoke Community College.  

Oury’s poems have been published in the Chicago Tribune and Law & Order Magazine, among others. He is the author of “Coming to Terms with Experience Through Writing,” a handbook for both aspiring and professional writers.  He currently lives in New Mexico where he is completing a book of poetry.

Upcoming Releases
Drawn from material written over five decades this book brings together a remarkable body of work, a lifetime in poetry.  Scott Oury explores with honesty themes central to his own experience -- family, landscape, psyche, the human connection wi...
Available 04/01/19
New Moon by Half

Current Releases
From the inspiring opening student quotations to the final appendix on punctuation, "Coming to Terms with Experience Through Writing" is an accessible handbook for teachers of composition and a supportive guide for professional and aspiring...
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Coming to Terms with Experience Through Writing

A Peek Into the Life of Scott Oury

Work in progress.

Work in progress.
Writing retreat.

Writing retreat.
Scott Oury's Links:

Poetry: What’s it worth?  (Scott Oury's GoodReads Blog)

Scott Oury Poetry on Instagram


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