Individual Author Record
Name: Dmitry SamarovPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1970 in Moscow, USSR Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDmitry has been a cab driver in Chicago for almost 20 years.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn in the Soviet Union, Samarov moved to the United States in 1978. He studied painting and printmaking at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and has shown his work with the Chicago Tourism Center, the Bowery Gallery and Brandeis University. Samarov began blogging about his experiences as a cab driver in 2007, posting his prints and prose at chicagohack.com, an effort that culminated in the release of “Hack: Stories From a Chicago Cab” in October of last year. Samarov no longer drives a cab.
*''Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab '', University of Chicago Press, 2011