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Keith Owens

Keith OwensKeith Owens is a noted freelance writer, columnist, editor and journalist whose work has been featured in the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Metro Times, The Michigan Chronicle, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and other newspapers, each of which  he has worked for full-time as a staff member except for the Metro Times. For three years, from 1993-1996, his column was also syndicated nationally by Universal Press Syndicate.  His two-part, 11,000 word article for Detroit’s Metro Times on the history of the blues in Detroit entitled “Boogie Chillun” earned recognition from the Alternative Newsweekly Awards and also from the Detroit chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists.

Keith’s most recent work, “The Mayonnaise Murders”, a humorous science fiction/fantasy murder mystery, has just been published by Detroit Ink Publishing, a company he co-founded in 2012 with his wife, Pamela Hilliard Owens, and two other partners.

Keith draws on his experience in communications, public relations, media relations and marketing to help his clients educate, entertain and motivate audiences.

Keith earned a BA in English from Colorado College.

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  • I am a retired English and Social Sciences public school teacher and college instructor: I have a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in English, Education and Psychology; and a Reading Speciali ...

  • Sandra Cisneros was born December 20, 1954, in Chicago. Although she grew up mainly in Chicago, the family often visited her father's relatives in Mexico, and Cisneros would later say that she f ...

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