Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILDREN Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1943 in Sharon, Pennsylvania Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBarbara lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationGregorich writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, for adults and also for children. In 2014 she was an Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholar for her presentation on women who played baseball — ''Margaret, Nellie, and Rose: The Story of Women in Baseball''. She also teaches various courses on writing and on self-publishing. Barbara earned her B.A. in literature and history from Kent State University; her M.A. in literature from the University of Wisconsin; and she completed postgraduate courses in American Studies at Harvard University. A former English instructor at Kent State University and Cuyahoga Community College, she also worked as a typesetter for the Boston Globe and Chicago Tribune and a letter carrier for the US Postal Service. She is a member of the Authors Guild, the Mystery Writers of America, Private Eye Writers of America, and the Society for American Baseball Research. She is married to Phil Passen, hammered dulcimer musician.
*''Crossing the Skyway: Poems'', CreateSpace, 2013 *''Dirty Proof'', Pageant Books 1988; CreateSpace 2011 *''Guide to Writing the Mystery Novel: Lots of Examples, Plus Dead Bodies'', CreateSpace 2014 *''Jack and Larry: Jack Graney and Larry, the Cleveland Baseball Dog'', CreateSpace 2012 *''Research Notes for Women at Play, Volume 1'', CreateSpace 2010 *''Research Notes for Women at Play, Volume 2'', CreateSpace 2013 *''She’s on First'', Contemporary Books 1987, CreateSpace 2010 *''Sound Proof'', CreateSpace 2011 *''Waltur Buys a Pig in a Poke and Others Stories'', Houghton 2006 *''Waltur Paints Himself into a Corner and Other Stories'', Houghton 2007 *''Women at Play: The Story of Women in Baseball'', Harcourt 1993 *"Adventures in Self-Publishing: And Other Escapades", Independently Published, 2020 *"Cookie the Cockatoo: Everything Changes", Independently Published, 2020 *"Charlie Chan’s Poppa: Earl Derr Biggers", Create Space, 2018 *"The F Words", City of Lights Publishing, 2021 - 978-1-952536-26-7