Wayne Klatt

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General Information

Name: Wayne Klatt

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1940 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: klatt_wayne@yahoo.com

Illinois Connection

Wayne is a life long Chicagoan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wayne Klatt graduated from Lane Technical High School and the University of Illinois, where his major was communications (newspaper writing, advertising, radio-TV production) and my minors were history and psychology. He was a reporter and editor at the former City News Bureau/City News Service from 1962 ro 2005, when it folded. His interests are in the criminal justice system, history, movies, classical music and opera, and European literature. In addition to his own writing, he helps others write factual manuscripts.

Published Works

  • Chicago Journalism: A History , McFarland, 2009
  • King of the Gold Coast: Capn Streeter, the Millionaires and the Story of Lake Shore Drive , The History Press, 2011
  • Freed to Kill: The True Story of Serial Murderer Larry Eyler , Avon Books, 1992 - written with Gera-Lind Kolarik

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Chicago Journalism: A History

ISBN: 078644181X
Release Date: 2009-05-13

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Wayne Klatt on WorldCat

Wayne Klatt on Amazon


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