Individual Author Record
Name: Owen HurdPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionOwen Hurd lives in Chicago with his wife Geralyn and son Patrick.
Biographical and Professional InformationOwen Hurd is a writer and editor. He has 20 years of professional writing experience, working for business and nonprofit clients. Hurd has a master's degree in English from DePaul University (1993). He graduated from the University of Illinois-Urbana in 1987 with a major in political science and a minor in history. Hurd has worked for several book publishers in Chicago, including Loyola University Press and Bonus Books, where he was an acquisitions editor.
*''Chicago History for Kids: Triumphs and Tragedies of the Windy City Includes 21 Activities'', Chicago Review Press , 2007*''After the Fact: The Surprising Fates of American History's Heroes, Villains, and Supporting Characters'', Perigee Trade , 2012