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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Amelia Cotter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland

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Illinois Connection

Cotter has lived in Chicago since 2008 and is a member of the Society of Midland Authors.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amelia Cotter is an author and storyteller with a special interest in the supernatural, history, and folklore. Amelia lives and writes in Chicago but is originally from Maryland, where she earned a degree in German and History from Hood College. She has appeared on various radio and television programs, and regularly presents at conferences and events. Amelia shares her love for the many wonders of the world, while hopefully inspiring others to explore it, through her books, stories, poetry, and other writing. She is one of many contributors to the book, ''Encounters With The Paranormal: Personal Tales of the Supernatural'' and ''Lost in the Witching Hour''.Visit her official website at [], or write to her any time at []

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Amelia is available to speak to audiences of all ages on a variety of topics related to the supernatural, history, folklore, and writing. To schedule Amelia for an appearance or interview, please contact her at [].

Selected Titles At Your Library

Breakfast with Bigfoot
ISBN: 9781530063413. OCLC Number: 1032615284

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So, Bigfoot does exist, but does he like peanut butter and goldfish crackers? Find out in Breakfast with Bigfoot, written by Amelia Cotter and illustrated by Charles Swinford. Adventure and laughs are just around the corner as Gretchen and her new pal Bigfoot discover a thing or two about both the kinds of food that people eat and the kinds found in nature. -- From author's website.

Breakfast with Bigfoot /
ISBN: 1618760173. OCLC Number: 886901183

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Maryland ghosts :
ISBN: 0692449604. OCLC Number: 917658544

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This house :
ISBN: 9780692236147. OCLC Number: 908945244

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