Non Fiction by Care Experienced authors

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Foster Focus Magazine

Chris Chmielewski

2015

Chris Chmielewski is the Creator, Owner and Editor of Foster Focus Magazine, America's only monthly foster care magazine. He spent five years in foster care and was expelled from high school just before graduation when he aged out of foster care. He created Foster Focus so that others in care would have the most up to date information. The magazine has consistently grown as Chris is entering his sixth year of the magazine. He has interviewed celebrities such as Maia Mitchell and Jimmy Graham. And writers from all over the country contribute articles to the magazine, making it one of the leading sources of foster care news and information in the country. Chris has developed a unique outlook on what a kid from care can achieve.Chris talks about his early life as a poor kid in the coal region of Pennsylvania and the humorous ways he found to earn money.