Pen Name: None
Born: in Elmhurst, Illinois
Finke was born in Elmhurst, Illinois. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois and now lives in the Printers Row neighborhood of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Beth Finke is a NPR Commentator, an award-winning author, teacher and journalist who also happens to be blind.
- Long Time No See, University of Illinois Press, 2004
- Hanni and Beth: Safe & Sound, Blue Marlin Publications, 2007
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Long Time, No See
Release Date: 2004-07-14
Hanni and Beth: Safe & Sound
Release Date: 2007-10-15
- Long Time No See was a Book Sense University Press Top Ten List and named one of Chicago Tribune's favorite non-fiction books for 2003
- Hanni and Beth: Safe & Sound won a Henry Bergh children's book award from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
To see a complete listing of Beth's speaking engagements and upcoming appearances, go to: http://www.bethfinke.com/schedule.html
August 11 (Thursday) 2 p.m.
Lincoln Park Village
Presentation on Memoir Writing
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