Claire Zulkey

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General Information

Name: Claire Zulkey

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1979 in Evanston, Illinois





Illinois Connection

Zulkey was born and raised in Evanston. She still resides there today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Claire Zulkey is an advertising copywriter. She graduated from Georgetown University and Northwestern University's Creative Writing Masters program. Her work has appeared in print in the Chicago Tribune, online at McSweeney's Internet Tendency, on stage at Second City, and over the airwaves on NPR. She also produces the Chicago literary humor reading series Funny Ha-Ha. She and fellow friend and young adult author, John Green, started the series together.

Published Works

  • Girls!, Girls!, Girls!, So New Media, 2004
  • An Off Year, Dutton, 2009
  • Picture Perfect #3: Best Frenemies, HarperCollins, 2015 - written with Cari Simmons

Titles at Your Library

AN Off Year

ISBN: 0525421599
Release Date: 2009-09-03

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Picture Perfect #3: Best Frenemies

ISBN: 0062318454
Release Date: 2015-04-21

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Literary Awards

An Off Year

  • Indie Next List, 2009
  • Best Books for Young Adults, ALA, 2010

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Claire Zulkey on WorldCat


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