J E N N I F E R   R U D E   K L E T T

freelance writer of history, food & Midwestern life

About Jennifer




 Native Wisconsinite Jennifer Rude Klett is a journalism graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and former newspaper reporter who currently writes freelance features about history, food, and Midwestern life. Her Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper article, "Home on the Range: Bison a Sweet Business, and Meat, in Wisconsin," received the Bronze Award for Best Short Soft Feature Story by the Milwaukee Press Club in May 2018. Her nonfiction book, Alamo Doughboy: Marching Into The Heart Of Kaiser's Germany During World War I, was published in 2014 by Branden Books, a small press in Boston, Massachusett. The book is available at your local bookstore or online. This year marks the centennial of the end of the Great War and Armistice Day (now Veterans Day in the U.S.). Please contact Jennifer at the email address below to obtain a signed copy of Alamo Doughboy, or to inquire about an author appearance. Jennifer loves to discuss writing Alamo Doughboy and the American Great War experience, or share tips and recipes garnered as a food writer.