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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Christopher Xenopoulos Janus  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:CHILD C:YA

Born: Charleston, West Virginia

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Illinois Connection

Christopher Xenopoulos Janus started his writing career as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to his writing Christopher Janus was a business consultant, entrepreneur, a Government employee (Economic Assistant to the U.S. State Department, and a delegate to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation agency Conference.


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Awards

-- Carl Sandburg Literary Award Best Fiction 1989, for, "What They Always Wanted". Friends of Literature Award-Best Fiction for, "Miss 4th of July, Goodbye''.