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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Judith Reveal  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1945 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.justcreativewriting.com
-- Judith Reveal on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=judith+reveal


Illinois Connection

The author was born in Chicago and attended high school in Berwyn where she graduated in 1963.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Reveal worked for Eastern Airlines in Chicago and Oakbrook, IL from 1966 to 1981 when she transferred to Miami, FL and remained with the company until 1987. She moved to Maryland in 1987 where she currently lives on the Eastern Shore. She managed various telephone call centers in Maryland from 1987 until 1998 when she began working as the Executive Director of the Kent County (MD) Chamber of Commerce and she retired from the chamber after 10 years, in 2007.She began writing fiction in 1986 and continues to this day. In addition, she is a professional freelance book indexer and has indexed over 30 books. As a member of the American Society for Indexing, she was the editor of the organization's quarterly publication, "KeyWords" for five years. She is a freelance editor working primarily with new/intermediate authors in both fiction and nonfiction. Ms. Reveal has served two terms as president of the Maryland Writers' Association; two years as vice-president of the Eastern Shore Writers' Association (ESWA); two years as president of ESWA; three years as editor of the organization's monthly news bulletin. She also writes book reviews for the New York Journal of Books, [http://www.nyjournalofbooks.com www.nyjournalofbooks.com] and she tutors students in English at Delaware Technical Community College. Ms. Reveal is currently working on a fourth book in her mystery series set on Maryland's Eastern Shore. In addition, she is finishing a book of essays about growing up middle class after World War II. This book focuses on the first 14 years of her life in Berwyn, IL.


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Around Greensboro /
ISBN: 0738553727. OCLC Number: 297528741

Arcadia Pub.,. .

The brownstone /
ISBN: 1479194670. OCLC Number: 915366246

Judith Reveal,. .

The brownstone is the story of small community of tenants who share an apartment building in World War II.