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Name:  Claire Lombardo  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: Oak Park, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Lombardo was born and raised in Oak Park.

Biographical and Professional Information

Claire Lombardo earned her MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her debut novel, THE MOST FUN WE EVER HAD, debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List. Claire has worked as a social worker and most recently taught undergraduate fiction writing at the University of Iowa. She was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois, and now lives in Philadelphia.

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