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Kathie Bergquist

Born: in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bergquist moved to Chicago in 1989.

Biography: Kathie Bergquist’s writing has been published in ''Girlfriends'' magazine, ''Out'', ''The Advocate'', ''Curve'', and ''Diva''. Born in Minneapolis, she moved to Chicago in 1989. She’s honed her observational skills in the field, having worked at both Women and Children First and Unabridged Bookstores in Chicago, and by writing a long-running lesbian nightlife column, “The Kathie Klub” for the Chicago gay weekly ''Nightlines''. Currently, Bergquist is the City Editor of the ''Not For Tourists™ Guide to Chicago'' and a regular food contributor to the Chicago Reader. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago, and lives on the northwest side of the city.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Kathie Bergquist on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

NFT, Not For Tourists guide to Chicago, 2009.
ISBN: 0981488749 OCLC: 225873985

Not For Tourists, [New York] : ©2008.

Windy City queer :
ISBN: 0299284042 OCLC: 779881495

University of Wisconsin Press, Madison : ©2011.