John Reed Clark
Born: 1966 in Waukegan, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: John Clark grew up in Lake County, Illinois, in Venetian Village, near Lake Villa. He spent his childhood swimming, riding bikes, sneaking into places he shouldn't go, and stealing fruits and vegetables from neighborhood gardens and yards. He was a louse. Biography: The backdrop of his Illinois childhood has allowed John to develop a rich palette from which to draw his characters. Inspired to write creatively as a sophomore in high school, he's never looked back. John co-wrote the fantasy novel Sorrow's Ashes and is currently working on a sequel as well as several other creative projects.
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