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Laura Krughoff

Pen Name: None

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

Biography: 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''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

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Selected Titles

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

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.