Pat Colander

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General Information

Name: Pat Colander

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

The author lives has lived and worked in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Since 2005, Colander has been the Associate Publisher and Editor, Niche Publications with The Times Media Group of Northwest Indiana (NWI). She is in charge of niche magazine division, which includes BusINess, Get Healthy, NWI Parent, Shore Bride and Shore Magazines.

Colander gradutated from Purdue University Calumet with a MS in technology and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with her BS in journalism.

In June 2011, she was named the top influential woman of the year in the media/marketing division at the inaugural Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquet.

Published Works

  • Thin Air: The Life and Mysterious Disapperance of Helen Brach, Contemporary Books, 1982
  • Hugh Hefner's First Funeral and Other Tales of Love and Death In Chicago, Contemporary Books, 1985

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Pat Colander on WorldCat

Pat Colander on Amazon


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