Allison Hantschel

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Oak Park, IL 60302

Author's Bio

Allison Hantschel is a 10-year veteran of the newspaper business. She publishes First Draft, a journalism and politics blog, with her partners Adrastos and Jude. She is the author of It Doesn’t End With Us: The Story of the Daily Cardinal (2008, Heritage Books) and Chicago’s Historic Irish Pubs (with Mike Danahey) (2011, Arcadia Books). She also edited the anthology Special Plans: The Blogs on Douglas Feith and the Faulty Intelligence That Led to War (2005, William, James & Co.). Her work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Daily Southtown, Sirens Magazine, and Alternet. She lives in Chicago with her husband, three pet ferrets, and approximately 60 tons of books.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Special Plans: The Blogs on Douglas Feith and the Faulty Intelligence that Led to War (Franklin, Beedle & Associates, 2014)
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Chicago's Historic Irish Pubs (Arcadia Publishing, 2011)
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It Doesn't End With Us: The Story of The Daily Cardinal (Heritage Books, 2007)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Racine
Raised in: 
Racine, WI
Wisconsin
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Last update: Aug 08, 2012