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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Josh Karp  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1966 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Karp was born in Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University. He currently resides in Glenco, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karp has written for ''Atlantic Monthly'', ''Salon'', ''Premiere'', ''LA Times Sunday Magazine'', ''TimeOut New York'', ''Chicago Magazine'', ''Chicago Sun-Times'' and other publications. He received his Master's in Journalism from Northwestern University and is an adjunct lecturer of journalism at Northwestern, University. He has also taught at Loyola and DePaul.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- Josh Karp's first book, A Futile and Stupid Gesture