Ted Sanders

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General Information

Name: Ted Sanders

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1969 in Illinois


Website: tedsanders.net

The Keepers Website: http://thekeepersbooks.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tedsandersbooks

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tedwardly

Email: chief.taxonomer@gmail.com


Illinois Connection

Sanders grew up in Northern Illinois. He currently lives in Urbana and is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ted Sanders teaches creative writing at the University of Illinois and is the author of the middle-grade series, The Keepers. His first book, the short story collection No Animals We Could Name, won the 2011 Bakeless Prize for Fiction.

In 2012, Sanders received a National Endowment for the Arts literature fellowship. His stories and essays have appeared in The Southern Review, Cincinnati Review, Confrontation, Georgia Review, Gettysburg Review, Indiana Review, and the O. Henry Prize Stories anthology.

Published Works

  • No Animals We Could Name: Stories , Graywolf Press, 2012
  • The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly, HarperCollins, 2015
  • The Keepers #2: The Harp and the Ravenvine, HarperCollins, 2016
  • The Keepers #3: The Portal and the Veil, HarperCollins, 2017

Titles at Your Library

No Animals We Could Name: Stories

ISBN: 1555976166
Release Date: 2012-07-03

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The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly

ISBN: 0062275828
Release Date: 2015-03-03

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The Keepers #2: The Harp and the Ravenvine

ISBN: 0062275852
Release Date: 2016-03-01

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The Keepers #3: The Portal and the Veil

ISBN: 0062275887
Release Date: 2017-09-26

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Literary Awards

No Animals We Could Name: Stories

  • Bakeless Prize for Fiction

The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2016

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Ted Sanders on WorldCat

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