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Official Website of Author

Robert klose


My Story

I live and write in Maine and teach at the University of Maine. I am a regular contributor of essays to The Christian Science Monitor.  My work has also appeared in NewsweekThe Boston Globe, and various literary magazines. 


My Books

Winner of Ben Franklin Literary Award and USABookNews Award

"Professor Robert Klose has

produced a delightful book

that will warm the hearts of

all educators." -Eric Scerri,

author of The Periodic Table

and its Significance

A Maine-themed children's book based on a true story


My memoir about the adoption of my second son 

from a Ukrainian orphanage


Finalist: International Book Award, American Fiction Awards, & International Fiction Awards

Essays from The Christian Science Monitor

"A combination journal,

travelogue and, above all,

love story, this is a wonderful

read, even for those uninvolved

in adoption." -- Publisher's Weekly

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A novel of academic intrigue about an esteemed professor whose only desire is to be allowed to teach in peace


If you wish to purchase a signed copy of one of my books, click here and you will be taken to The Briar Patch in Bangor, Maine. They will contact me and I will inscribe the book before they lovingly wrap it and ship it out to you.

Get in touch!

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