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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Elizabeth Blackwell  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: Washington D.C.

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Illinois Connection

Blackwell graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She currently resides in Skokie.

Biographical and Professional Information

As the daughter of a U.S. Foreign Service officer, Elizabeth Blackwell grew up in Washington, D.C., interspersed with stints in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. She majored in history at Northwestern University and received her master's in journalism from Columbia University, which led to a career as an editor and writer for a number of publications. She now writes fiction from her home office in the Chicago suburbs.

Published Works

    The Letter, Harlequin, 2007The House of Secrets, Harlequin, 2009While Beauty Slept, Putnam, 2014

Selected Titles At Your Library

The house of secrets /
ISBN: 0373715595. OCLC Number:

Harlequin,. Toronto ;. ©2009.

While beauty slept /
ISBN: 0399166238. OCLC Number:

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"A Gothic retelling of the real story behind the legend of Sleeping Beauty"--


While Beauty Slept


Speaking Engagements

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Literary Agent

Danielle Egan-Miller at Browne & Miller 312-922-3063