Richard R. Karlen, author of AFTER CHICAO grew up in Newark, NJ,
where he practiced dentistry for thirty-five years. He is a
graduate of Weequahic High School in Newark, the University of
Chicago, and NYU Dental School. He served three years in the US
Air Force including a year in Korea and two years in Japan,
where he met his wife fifty-five years ago. He currently lives
in Scotch Plains, NJ with his wife and a son.
Dr. Karlen’s fourteenth work of fiction, THE TRUSTEE, will be
published by Ironbound Press in the fall of 2015.