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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laura Krughoff  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Krughoff moved to Chicago to attend Loyola University in 1996 and still resides there today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Krughoff is a writer, scholar, and teacher. She attended Loyola University and is in the doctoral course at the University of Illinois at Chicago's program for writers. Her stories have been published in ''Threepenny Review'', ''The Seattle Review'', ''Washington Square Review'', ''Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Journal'', and in the feminist Canadian magazine ''Room of One's Own'' (now known as ''Room Magazine''). She also writes and performs non-fiction with the story-telling performance collaborative ''Second Story''.


Washington Square Prize for Fiction , This Is One Way Pushcart Prize , Halley's Comet

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Selected Titles At Your Library

My brother's name /
ISBN: 0983021945. OCLC Number: 838196252

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Jane Fields has idolized her older brother, John, since they were children. She follows in his footsteps as a drummer, and when he suffers a psychotic break as a young man, she follows him into the bewildering landscape of mental illness.--from back cover.