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Leslie Stella

Born: 1968 in Cleveland, Ohio
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Leslie 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.

Biography: Writer 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.''


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Email: leslie
Leslie Stella on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Easy Hour :
ISBN: 1299107834 OCLC: 842874080

Crown, 2007.

Fat bald Jeff :
ISBN: 9780802198075 OCLC: 606518344

Grove Press, New York : ©2001.

Fat bald Jeff :
ISBN: 0802137725 OCLC: 44869020

Grove Press, New York : ©2001.

A wild spoof of office politics pits two misfits in a plot to overthrow the office hierarchy through underground Web publishing.

The easy hour /
ISBN: 0609809725 OCLC: 50166740

Three Rivers Press, New York : ©2003.

Unimaginable zero summer :
ISBN: 1400081025 OCLC: 56334112

Three Rivers Press, New York : ©2005.