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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Rita Leganski  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Leganski lives outside of Chicago and teaches at DePaul University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Leganski holds an MA in writing and publishing and a BA in literary studies and creative writing from DePaul University. She teaches a writing workshop at DePaul's School for New Learning.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow

  • Arthur Weinberg Memorial Prize for a work of historical fiction
  • 2014 ILLINOIS READS Book

    Speaking Engagements

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