Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Drew Orsinger  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Drew was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Drew Orsinger wrote, ''The Firefighter’s Best Friend'' with his brother Trevor Orsinger. ''The Firefighter’s Best Friend'' is the first book to document the role and tradition of dogs who have dwelled in Chicago firehouses through real life stories, history, and photography. This soft-cover book sells for $19.95 and is available through the publisher, or the author’s website at A percentage of the proceeds generated from the sales of this book are donated to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp “I Am Me,” for children who have been hospitalized for burn injuries, a cause near to the hearts of Chicago firefighters.

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-- Drew and his brother Trevor were honored at the 2004 Illinois Authors Book Fair sponsored by the Illinois Center for the Book and the Illinois State Library in Springfield, Illinois.