Q&A with the Author of Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities


Michael Kleen earned a M.A. in History from Eastern Illinois University in 2008 and a M.S. in Education from Western Illinois University in 2011. He is the author of several books, including Haunting Illinois, Tales of Coles County, Six Tales of Terror, and Paranormal Illinois. Michael has spoken about local history and folklore at conventions, […]

Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities is Now Available


This is it — the print edition Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities by Michael Kleen is now available on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com! Just in time for the fall, you can own a copy of the first book exclusively devoted to Illinois college folklore and ghost stories. Published by Crossroad Press, Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges […]

Teens and young adults are thrilled and excited by such titillating fare…


“Going away to college is stressful enough. Most undergrads are still teenagers, with all the accompanying angst and confusion that entails. For many of the students, it’s their first time living away from home and having to cope on their own. Suddenly, they have to get themselves out of bed in the morning; they have […]

Haunted Colleges and Universities a Good Primer on Campus Haunts


Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms by Tom Ogden is a good place to start if you are interested in learning about campus ghost stories. This comprehensive guide contains information on over two hundred colleges and universities around the United States, but you will have to look in the reference […]


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