Andrew G. Zubinas
Forest Lungs

The Author

Andrew G Zubinas was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was an honor student in high school studying at Benet Academy in Lisle, Illinois. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences cum laude (concentrating in chemistry) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, he received a diploma for summer coursework at Vilnus University, Lithuania. He studied medicine for three years at the University of Illinois at Chicago, leaving without a diploma. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. He worked for nineteen years with surgical finances. Spending paycheck on imported Lithuanian poetry, he dictated out loud for many years over 130 hardcover books of Lithuanian poetry, both thick and thin. At the age of 45, he married a Lithuanian woman who speaks English. He lives in Westmont, Illinois.