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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Kirby  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1949 in Bloomington, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Kirby was born in Bloomington, Illinois and currently resides in McLean, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan E. Kirby, the author of the series, American Quilts, grew up in Central Illinois on Historic Route 66. Although she has moved to McLean, Illinois, her family continues to tap trees and make "Maple Sirup" a few miles away in Funks Grove. Mrs. Kirby has written forty books for adults, teens and children.

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