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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Beatriz Badikian-Gartler  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1951 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Illinois Connection

Badikian-Gartler received her doctorate in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a long time Chicago resident.

Biographical and Professional Information

Badikian-Gartler is a faculty member at Chicago's Roosevelt University, the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Newberry Library where she teaches literature, writing and women's studies. Today, she also teaches at Northwestern University in Evanston.

Published Works

  • Akewa Is A Woman, March Abrazo Press, 1989
  • Mapmaker Revisited, Gladsome Books, 2000
  • Old Gloves: A 20th Century Saga, Fractual Edge Press, 2007

Selected Titles At Your Library

Akewa is a woman /
ISBN: 1877636061. OCLC Number:

March/Abrazo,. Chicago :. ©1989.

Mapmaker revisited :
ISBN: 0964182513. OCLC Number:

Gladsome Books,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©1999.

Old gloves :
ISBN: 1933126167. OCLC Number:

Fractal Edge Press,. Chicago, IL :. ©2005.


  • Named one of
  • 100 Women Making a Difference

    by Today's Chicago Woman magazine

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