Leslie Pietrzyk


Leslie Pietrzyk is the author of Silver GirlPears on a Willow Tree, and A Year and a Day and the short story collection This Angel on My Chest. Her short fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, The Iowa Review, New England Review, The Sun, TriQuarterly, and Shenandoah. She holds a B.A. in English/Creative Writing from Northwestern University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from American University. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia and teaches in the Masters in Writing program at Johns Hopkins University, as well as the Low-Res MFA at Converse College.

Books by Leslie Pietrzyk

Silver Girl

A young woman, desperate to escape the unspoken secrets of her impoverished Midwestern family, bluffs her way into college, arriving at the prestigious “school by the lake” in Chicago where she meets Jess, charismatic and rich and needy, and the two quickly form an insular, competitive friendship.  Read more...

This book will be available for purchase on 02/27/2018.