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Ross Klatte

Photo: April Lea Klatte 2008

Ross Klatte was born in Minneapolis and raised on a Minnesota family farm.  After service in the U.S. Navy and obtaining a degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota, he worked as a reporter and editor in Chicago and Detroit before emigrating with his wife to Canada in 1971.  He has finished a novel about back-to-the-land hippies in British Columbia at the end of the 1960s and is now looking for a publisher.

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Leaving the Farm: Memories of Another Life. Oolichan Books, 2007
Selkirks Spectacular. Keokee Books, 2014
How Long Have I Been Here. FriesenPress , 2021


CBC Literary Competition., 1990
Finalist for the Journey Prize, 2011
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