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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ted McClelland  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1967 in Lansing, Michigan


Illinois Connection

McClelland lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

McClelland, who grew up in Lansing, Michigan, now lives in Chicago. After getting his start in journalism at the ''Lansing State Journal'', he later worked as a staff writer for the ''Chicago Reader''. His writing has appeared in ''The New York Times'', ''Los Angeles Times'', ''Columbia Journalism Review'', ''Salon'', ''Slate'' and ''The Nation''.

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-- Great Lakes Book Award in General Nonfiction for ''The Third Coast'' in 2008