Ted Anton

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General Information

Name: Ted Anton

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1957 in Bronx, New York

Website: http://condor.depaul.edu/~tanton

Email: tanton@depaul.edu

Illinois Connection

Anton is the Associate Professor of English at DePaul University

Biographical and Professional Information

Ted Anton is an associate professor of nonfiction writing in the English department at DePaul University. His book, Eros, Magic, and the Murder of Professor Culianu (1996) received the Carl Sandburg Award for Nonfiction from the Friends of the Chicago Public Library and was an Investigative Reporters and Editors National Book Award finalist. Anton was the co-editor of The New Science Journalists (1995). His magazine work, for The Sciences, Publishers Weekly, Lingua Franca, Chicago, the Chicago Tribune, and other publications, has been cited three consecutive times in Best American Essays and was nominated for a National Magazine Award in Reporting in 1993. A former Fulbright Research Fellow, Anton speaks about science on radio and to university and industry groups.

Published Works

  • Eros, Magic and the Murder of Professor Culianu, Northwestern University Press, 1996
  • Bold Science, Seven Scientists Who are Changing Our World, W.H. Freeman Company, 2000
  • The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth, University of Chicago Press, 2013

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

  • Eros, Magic and the Murder of Professor Culianu won the Carl Sandburg Award in Nonfiction from the Friends of the Chicago Library
  • National Teachers as Writers Award, 1989
  • Senior Fulbright Fellow, 1994

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:


Ellen Levine Literary Agency, Inc.

15 E. 26th Street

New York, New York 01120


External Links

Ted Anton on WorldCat


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