Michelle Burton has been a writer and contributing editor for more than a decade. With hundreds of articles to her credit, Michelle has worked with dozens of media companies, publishers, and legal firms from New York to LA. She also has several books to her credit including Thirsty? Los Angeles: The Lowdown on Where the Real People Drink!Hungry? Chicago: The Lowdown on Where the Real People Eat!Thirsty? Chicago: The Lowdown on Where the Real People Drink!City Dog Chicago: The A-to-Z Guidebook of Dog Services and Shops, and the popular F.Y.I. series 150 Questions We Aren't Afraid to Answer.

Michelle holds a BA from Loyola University Chicago and an MFA in Creative Writing from NU, San Diego. Because she can’t let go of either city, she currently divides her time between Chicago and Newport Beach, California.