Drew Orsinger

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General Information

Name: Drew Orsinger

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: N/A

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Website: www.firehousedogs.com

Email: drew@orsingers.com

Illinois Connection

Drew was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Drew Orsinger wrote, The Firefighter’s Best Friend with his brother Trevor Orsinger. The Firefighter’s Best Friend is the first book to document the role and tradition of dogs who have dwelled in Chicago firehouses through real life stories, history, and photography. This soft-cover book sells for $19.95 and is available through the publisher, or the author’s website at www.firehousedogs.com. A percentage of the proceeds generated from the sales of this book are donated to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp “I Am Me,” for children who have been hospitalized for burn injuries, a cause near to the hearts of Chicago firefighters.

Published Works

  • The Firefighter`s Best Friend, Lives and Legends of Chicago Firehouse Dogs, Lake Claremont Press, 2003

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Drew and his brother Trevor were honored at the 2004 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact publisher:

Lake Claremont Press

4650 N. Rockwell Street

Chicago, Illinois 60625


External Links

Drew Orsinger on WorldCat

Drew Orsinger on Amazon


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