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://www.tedanton.com/

Email: tanton@depaul.edu

Illinois Connection

Anton is a Professor of English at DePaul University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ted Anton is an English professor at DePaul University. He 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
  • Planet of Microbes:The Perils & Potential of Earths Essential Life Forms, University of Chicago Press, 2017

Titles at Your Library

Eros, Magic, and the Murder of Professor Culianu

ISBN: 0810113961
Release Date: 1996-10-14

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Bold Science: Seven Scientists Who Are Changing Our World

ISBN: 0716744481
Release Date: 2001-05-01

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The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth

ISBN: 0226020932
Release Date: 2013-05-01

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Planet of Microbes: The Perils and Potential of Earth's Essential Life Forms

ISBN: 022635394X
Release Date: 2017-10-31

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Literary Awards

Eros, Magic and the Murder of Professor Culianu

  • Carl Sandburg Award in Nonfiction, Friends of the Chicago Library

Other Awards

  • 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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