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Short Bio for Bibi Belford
Bibi Belford is the author middle grade fiction, including ‘Canned and Crushed’ and ‘Crossing the Line’. She graduated with a BA in English from Westmont College and completed her master’s in bilingual literacy at Northern Illinois University. She’s been a classroom teacher, reading teacher, and literacy coach in East Aurora, Illinois’s elementary schools, and a volunteer for Chicago public schools.
Belford lives in Chicago, Illinois and enjoys books, beaches, gardening, and spending time with her grandkids. Her book ‘Another D for DeeDee’ is due for publication in 2018 via Sky Pony Press.
Professional Affiliations: (As Barbara Belford – pen name Bibi Belford)
CWA – Chicago Writers Association – Member
SCBWI-Illinois – Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators – Member
UW Madison Writers’ Institute – Success Stories – 2015 Panelist
Windy City Reviews – Reviewer
15 July 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Bibi Belford’s second novel for kids is set during historic Chicago Race Riots, about friendship, bravery.
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Photos of Bibi Belford
Bibi Belford – author.