Write Tight, Edit Tough | Meet the Author

Meet the Author

Throughout her 25-year writing career, including 10 years as vice president and director of corporate communications for the Leo Burnett Company, Joan Kufrin has helped turn novices into professional writers. At Burnett, the publications she produced received International Association of Business Communicators Gold Quill and Spectra awards, National Addy Gold and Art Direction Magazine Creativity awards.

Previously, her by-line  appeared in New York, Saturday Evening Post, Christian Science Monitor, New York News, New Woman, Chicago Tribune magazine, Chicago Sun-Times, and Chicago magazine.

In addition to WriteTight, EditTough®, Kufrin is the author of Leo Burnett, Star Reacher (biography); and Uncommon Women (biography and interviews with nine American icons): Gwendolyn Brooks, Mary McCarthy, Maria Tallchief, Alice Neel, Julie Harris, Roberta Peters, Mary Lou Williams, Sarah Caldwell and Eugenia Zukerman. For more information on the author, please visit her LinkedIn site (above).