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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Henry Kisor  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1940 in Ridgewood, New Jersey


Illinois Connection

Kisor moved to Illinois with his family in 1948. He currently winters in Evanston, and summers in Ontonagon, Michigan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Henry Kisor is the retired book editor of the Chicago Sun-Times as well as the author of three nonfiction books and three mystery novels. He is also the co-author of one children's book.He pens two blogs, The Reluctant Blogger and The Whodunit Photographer, as well as a series of mystery novels set in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. He was the book editor of the Chicago Sun-Times from 1978 to his retirement in 2006.

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Titles At Your Library


-- '''''What's That Pig Outdoors?''''' *Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Nonfiction, 1991 '''Other Awards