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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ed Avis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1967 in Pennsylvania


Illinois Connection

Avis raised his family in Oak Park for 20 years and now live in Chicago. He received a masters degree from Dominican University in River Forest.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ed Avis has written articles for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Crain's Chicago Business, and dozens of other publications. He owned book publisher Marion Street Press, Inc. in Oak Park from 1993 to 2009. He is currently publisher of ''el Restaurante'', a trade magazine for owners/managers of Mexican other Latin-cuisine restaurants.

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