Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lauren Burke  

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Genre: Fiction History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Burk is from Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lauren Burke is a writer and podcaster from Chicago, Illinois. Her work focuses on womens history, writing, and travel. Burkes Podcast with her co-author Chapman is: Bonnets at Dawn. The link is listed above.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: No.

Selected Titles At Your Library

P.I. Jane: The Salad Days
ISBN: 163529875X. OCLC Number:

Caliber Comics. .

Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers
ISBN: 179720209X. OCLC Number: 1187223952

Chronicle. .

Dive into the fascinating, unexpected, and inspiring stories behind 18 of the English language's greatest women writers in this graphic anthology. Why She Wrote brings together both famous and obscure writers from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries and highlights their history, hardships, and influence-on the written word and each other-through accessible and engaging comics. Framed by short biographies, bibliographies, and fun facts--