Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Science_Fiction Born: in Huntington, West Virginia Sites:
Illinois ConnectionKeller taught at the University of Chicago. She currently lives in both Chicago and the state of Ohio.
Biographical and Professional InformationJulia Keller has a doctoral degree in English literature at Ohio State University. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard, and she's taught at the University of Chicago, Notre Dame, and Princeton. During her journalism career, she worked at The Ashland Daily Independent in Ashland, Ky.; The Columbus Dispatch in Columbus, Ohio; and The Chicago Tribune. Keller joined the Chicago Tribune in 1998 and was a longtime cultural critic there, a position that was created explicitly for her. In 2005, she won the Pulitzer Prize for a feature she wrote on the aftermath of a 2004 tornado that ravaged Utica, Illinois. Keller is also guest essayist on the PBS program, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
'''''Bell Elkins'' Series:''' '''Stand Alone Titles:''' *''A Killing in The Hills'', Minotaur, 2012 *''Back Home'', EgmontUSA, 2009 *''Bitter River'', Minotaur, 2013 *''Fast Falls the Night'', Minotaur, 2017 *''Last Ragged Breath'', Minotaur, 2015 *''Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It '', Viking, 2008 *''Sorrow Road'', Minotaur, 2016 *''Summer of the Dead'', Minotaur, 2014 *''The Dark Intercept,'' Tor Teen, 2017