E. B. Loan
Born in the early 1970s in Elmhurst, Illinois, E.B. is the oldest of four children. Her parents, Brent and Joan Wall, are graduates of the Art Institute of Chicago and remain active in the Chicago art community. Her father teaches art full-time at St. Xavier University in Oak Lawn, Il. Joan is an artist in residence for the City of Elmhurst.
E.B. Loan has two novels currently in publication. Her first book, Killer on the Key, is a suspense/thriller. Published by Wings Press in April 2010, Killer on the Key, has received high marks from reviewers and was entered into the 2010 Eppie Awards in the suspense category. Her second novel, Opals and Rubies, was released on July 1, 2010. The Elmhurst Library maintains E.B. Loan's current work. Currently, E.B. Loan resides in Lombard, IL. During the school year she works as an Assistant Teacher for Krejci Academy in Naperville, Il. Krejci Academy, a branch of Little Friends, INC, is a therapeutic day school servicing approximately 130 youths diagnosed with learning disabilities, primarily on the autism spectrum. During the summer months she travels around the United States promoting her work and mentoring other writers.
E.B. recently completed her third novel, Confessions of a PTA Mafia Mom. She also formed a writers coalition called Connect, Create, and Conquer. The coalition was designed to give writers a place to connect and share ideas. In October 2011 the group will offer its first writers retreat in the Smoky mountains just outside Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
- http://faculty.sxu.edu/~wall/ Faculty page