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Tom Klise

Born: in Peoria, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Klise was born in Peoria and currently resides in Chicago.

Biography: Klise is an author, high school librarian, supervisor of a high school literary journal and teen book club as well as the Gay-Straight Alliance at a Chicago area high school. His short stories have appeared in many journals, including StoryQuarterly, New Orleans Review, Ascent, and Southern Humanities Review. Love Drugged is his first novel.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers

Tom Klise on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Love drugged /
ISBN: 0738721751 OCLC: 526116708

Flux, Woodbury, Minn. : ©2010

Fifteen-year-old Jamie is dismayed by his attraction to boys, and when a beautiful girl shows an interest in him, he is all the more intrigued by her father's work developing a drug called Rehomoline.