Dan Guenther is the author of five novels and two collections of poetry. He was a captain in the Marine Corps and his Vietnam trilogy is based on his combat experiences in Southeast Asia. His award-winning fourth novel, Glossy Black Cockatoos, is set in Australia and Laos following the Fall of Saigon. The Crooked Truth, his second collection of poetry, was the 2011 Colorado Authors' League award selection for poetry (books). Guenther is a graduate of Coe College and holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. 

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