Leonard Kniffel

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General Information

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Name: Leonard Kniffel

Pen Name: None

Genres: Nonfiction - journalism, travel, memoir, interviews

Born: in Michigan

Website: polishson.com/

Email: lkniffel@polishson.com

Blog: http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/blogs.leonard-kniffel

Illinois Connection

Kniffel currently resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kniffel is the editor in chief of American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association. Born and raised in Michigan, he holds masters degrees in English and library science from Wayne State University in Detroit. He now lives and works in Chicago.

Published Works

  • A Polish Son in the Motherland, Texas A & M University Press, 2005
  • Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries, American Library Association Editions, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Leonard Kniffel on WorldCat

Leonard Kniffel on Amazon


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