Individual Author Record
Name: Leslie StellaPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1968 in Cleveland, Ohio Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLeslie Stella has lived in both Cook and Lake County in Illinois. Her books are set in Chicago and include numerous historical, cultural and social references to the city and Chicagoland area.
Biographical and Professional InformationWriter Leslie Stella was raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Marquette University before moving to Chicago and starting the zine, Lumpen for which she served as editor and co-publisher. Leslie edited the monthly magazine, which focused on culture and political commentary, from 1992 to 2000. Leslie Stella then moved on to writing novels, starting with ''Fat Bald Jeff.''
*''Fat Bald Jeff'', Grove Press, 2001*''The Easy Hour'', Three Rivers Press, 2003*''Unimaginable Zero Summer'', Three Rivers Press, 2005