Author Archives: Liesl Swogger

About Liesl Swogger

Liesl Swogger is an alum of Grub Street's Novel Incubator program. Her essays have appeared in publications such as The Common, Burrow Press Review, and The Writer's Chronicle. She is hard at work on her first novel, something along the lines of 'Billy Elliot' set in Houston, Texas.

Meet Karen Wilfrid, Author of Just Lizzie

Karen Wilfrid’s middle grade debut novel Just Lizzie (November, 2023 Harper Collins), effortlessly braids a nuanced journey of identity with the bittersweet angst of growing up. Fourteen-year-old Lizzie is experiencing a lot of change: her family’s recently moved, her brother’s…