Joanne Zienty

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General Information

Name: Joanne Zienty

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Zienty was born and raised on Chicago's South Side. She attended the University of Chicago, earned her teaching certificate from Roosevelt University and a Master's in Library and Information Sciences from Dominican University. She currently resides in Wheaton, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Joanne Zienty book, The Things We Save, was named the 2014 winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project. She grew up on the South Side of Chicago and vividly remembers the "glow of industry" that lit the night sky with an orange haze. She attended the University of Chicago and Roosevelt University, has a Master's in Library and Information Science from Dominican University and works as a library director for an elementary school district. She lives in Wheaton, Illinois with her husband, two daughters and one very naughty cat.

Published Works

The Things We Save, CreateSpace, 2011

Titles at Your Library

The Things We Save

ISBN: 1463696248
Release Date: 2011-09-19

Find on World Cat

Literary Awards

The Things We Save

  • Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project Winner, 2014

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Joanne Zienty on WorldCat


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