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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Effie Mihopoulos  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: Chicago, Il.


Illinois Connection

Effie Mihopoulos was born in Chicago, and lived most of her life there.

Biographical and Professional Information

Effie moved to Greece when she was nine or ten and returned around age 16. As a student at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, she became a protegee of the poet Ed Dorn and eventually her work (which included poetry, works of fiction and artwork) was published in over 200 small press magazines and anthologies. After receiving her M.A. in Literature from NEIU in 1974, she started her own dance magazine (Salome), along with her own publishing company (Ommation Press), in which she published over 40 books of poetry and fiction.

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