Ron Dakron lives in the Pacific Northwest. He was born in Chicago and grew up in Villa Park, Illinois. He attended Elmhurst College and Lawrence University. He has worked as a street violinist, professional term paper writer, housepainter and computer technician.
Prior to writing prose, he was a performance poet in the Seattle area. He has published three novels — infra, Newt and Hammers, and three collections of poetry — Medusa’s Brat, what’s new what’s new, and Given Nightingale Sleep. Research for his work has taken him through Paris, Lisbon, Piraeus, Nassau and a long recent stint underwater.
Biography provided by the author, April 2002