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Paul Van Heuklom

Born: 1958 in Rochester, Minnesota
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Van Heuklom has taught at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield since 1996. He lives in Chatham.

Biography: Paul Van Heuklom is an professor English at Lincoln Land Community College. He graduated from University of California, Riverside. He is a member of the Sangamon Valley Flute Circle. Although he views the Native American flute as primarily a meditative and solo instrument, he has performed at such diverse venues as Blackburn College, the Decatur Lakeside Music and Arts Festival, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America, the Mary Bryant Home for the Blind, Springfield High School Multicultural Festival, and LLCC Multicultural Fest and Recital Series.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

Little Girl Blue
ISBN: 1413742998 OCLC: Baltimore, MD :

PublishAmerica, LLLP, Baltimore, MD : ©2004.

The New Orleans parish priest is warned about 17 year old Gabrielle, queen of Mardis Gras, who wants to be dead - like her mother- and through this wish opens herself to Pandora's box of darkest evil.