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General Information

Name:  Maureen Tan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: in Oceanside, Calilfornia


Illinois Connection

Maureen lived in Chicago as a child and now lives in Champaign. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Maureen Tan is a project advisor, senior technical writer, and public affairs specialist with a strong background in science/technology, healthcare, constituent education, and crisis communications. Before beginning her consulting practice, she worked for the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and also served as a Public Affairs Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.She is the author of numerous articles, four fiction novels, and several short stories.

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