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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Caleb J Hicks  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Science Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1987 in Alton, Illinois


-- Website -- http://www.calebjhicks.com
-- Caleb Hicks on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=caleb+hicks


Illinois Connection

Hicks was born and raised in Alton. He attended college at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey. After moving to Springfield, he attended Lincoln Land Community College.

Biographical and Professional Information

Caleb J. Hicks was born and raised in Alton, Illinois. He graduated from Westminster Christian Academy River Bend and started writing very young. After high school, he studied ministry and music for two years at Masters Commission USA in Phoenix, Arizona. Influenced by the works of Christopher Paolini, he developed a passion for traditional fantasy literature and published ''Conspiracy'', Book One in the Tales of Espiria series in 2013. The book was released in an ebook format in 2015 as was the second book, ''Crusade''. He currently resides in Springfield, Illinois with his husband, Matti, where he writes full-time. Caleb enjoys music, literature, and gaming.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Additional Title Information

Tales of Espiria: Book One

, Tate Publishing, 2013


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