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Christian A. Larsen is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. He has also worked as a teacher at Grayslake North High School and as afternoon and evening host at AM1050 WLIP and 95 WIIL ROCK, respectively
After graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997, Larsen worked briefly as a radio producer and on-air contributor at AM1000 in Chicago for Steve Cochran and Kevin Matthews. Larsen then adopted the on-air name 'Lars Christiansen' and worked as a disc jockey and promotions director for 106.7 the Fox in Decatur, Illinois, leaving in 2001 to work at 95 WIIL ROCK where he appeared during every daypart. In August 2006, he signed on as anchor of the AM1050 WLIP afternoon news program while continuing with evenings on 95 WIIL ROCK. From 2009-2011, he taught English at Grayslake North High School.
His short story, "Bast," was published by The Horror Zine in its September 2011 issue, and subsequently anthologized in What Fears Become along with writers such as Bentley Little, Graham Masterton, Ramsey Campbell, Joe R. Lansdale, Elizabeth Massie, Ronald Malfi, Cheryl Kaye Tardif, Melanie Tem, Scott Nicholson, Piers Anthony, and Conrad Williams. "Bast" finished second in the 2011 Preditors & Editors Readers Poll for horror short story of the year.
- ↑ The September Editor's Pick is Christian A. Larsen. thehorrorzine.com. Retrieved on 2011-09-08.
- ↑ The AM1050 WLIP On-Air Roster. djheadlines.com. Retrieved on 2012-05-28.
- ↑ Lars's 95 WIIL Rock Bio. 95wiilrock.com. Retrieved on 2007-11-27.
- ↑ North teacher pursues writing career">Ex-Grayslake North teacher pursues writing career. newssun.suntimes.com. Retrieved on 2012-05-28.
- ↑ Preditors & Editors Standings for Horror Short Stories. critters.org. Retrieved on 2012-01-12.
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