Gavin Schmitt is a Fox Cities native, having resided in Kaukauna for three decades. His books include Milwaukee Mafia and Kaukauna, both part of the Images of America series. These books explore aspects of Wisconsin history through collections of remarkable historic photographs and essays that shed light on a fascinating past.
Schmitt's writing has also appeared in HorrorHound, Informer, and the Valley Scene. He graduated from UW-Fox Valley and UW-Green Bay with degrees in philosophy. His next book, Mobsters in the Heartland, is due out May 7, 2014, from Barricade Books.
For more information:
- Visit framingbusiness.net to read samples of Gavin Schmitt's work