Abe Aamidor is a former long-term feature writer at the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, The (Champaign-Urbana) News-Gazette and The Indianapolis Star. He is the author, co-author or Editor of six books, including “At the Crossroads: Middle America and the Battle to Save the Car Industry” (ECW Press, 2010), which was very favorably reviewed in The Christian Science Monitor and the Library Journal, and “Media Smackdown: Deconstructing the News and the Future of Journalism” (Peter Lang USA, 2013), which takes an even-handed look at the current crisis in journalism.
Aamidor has had 10 short stories published in literary magazines in 2012 and 2013 and/or accepted for publication in 2014, including in Amoskeag: The Journal of Southern New Hampshire University; Chicago Quarterly Review; The Poydras Review; The Gettysburg Review (twice); Garbanzo Literary Journal; The Worcester Review: Grey Sparrow Journal; The Arkansas Review; and Black & White (a multicultural journal). Poydras and Grey Sparrow are available online; the others are hard copy literary magazines.
Aamidor has had articles on writing and journalism published in Quill, the official magazine of The Society of Professional Journalists; Issues in Writing (published by the English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; and the Gateway Journalism Review (formerly St. Louis Journalism Review).