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Name:  Nan Johnson McCarthy  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1961 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

McCarthy was born in Chicago and graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Originally from Chicago, Nan McCarthy graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising. Nan founded Rainwater Press in 1992 and is a former magazine editor & technology journalist. She now lives in the Kansas City area.

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