Silvia Foti

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General Information

Name: Silvia Foti

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1961 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Sylvia was born on the South Side of Chicago and South Side of Chicago, and she has lived on that side of town ever since. She attended St. Xavier College, where she majored in Mass Communications and became co-editor of the school newspaper. Then she went to Northwestern University and got her Master's degree in Journalism.

Biographical and Professional Information

Silvia spent twelve years writing and editing at the Academy of General Dentistry. In 1998,she launched her own writing company called Lotus Ink, and has written for a variety of clients, including the Chicago Tribune, Southtown Daily, Chicago Parent Newsmagazine, Crain's Chicago Business, LA Parent Newsmagazine, and Real Woman Magazine. Today, in addition to being a mystery writer, Silvia along with her journalism writing, also teaches the basics of public speaking (Speech 101) at St. Xavier University and English 101 at Daley College in Chicago.

Published Works

  • Skullduggery, Creative Arts Book Company , 2002
  • The Diva's Fool, Echelon Press Publishing, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Silvia Foti on WorldCat

Silvia Foti on Amazon


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