Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:CHILDREN C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction Mystery Born: 1969 in Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSanders 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 InformationTed 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.
*''No Animals We Could Name: Stories '', Graywolf Press, 2012 *''The Keepers #2: The Harp and the Ravenvine'', HarperCollins, 2016 *''The Keepers #3: The Portal and the Veil'', HarperCollins, 2017 *''The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly'', HarperCollins, 2015