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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Holaves  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Poetry

Born: 1945 in Astakos, Greece


Illinois Connection

Holaves emigrated to Danville, Illinois in 1954. He received his BS at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois and his MS at the University of Illinois in Urbana. He currently resides in Roscoe, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Holaves is an author, poet and publisher. His books are bilingual and his poetry has been published in Midwest magazines and papers. He runs Astakos Publishing with his wife.

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