Leo E. Litwak

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Leo E. Litwak (May 28, 1924 – July 27, 2018) was an American short story writer and novelist.[1]


He attended Wayne State University and Columbia University. He taught at San Francisco State University.

His work appeared in The New York Times,[2] His papers are held at Washington University.[3]

Litwak's daughter is playwright Jessica Litwak. He had two granddaughters.



  • "The Eleventh Edition" TriQuarterly, No. 74, Winter 1989


  • To the Hanging Gardens (1964) Andre Deutsch
  • Waiting for the News (1969)


  • College Days in Earthquake Country (1971)
  • Medic 2001


  • Leonard Michaels, David Reid, Raquel Scherr, eds. (1995). "Spirits". West of the West: imagining California : an anthology. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-20164-4.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link)
  • Jerome Charyn, ed. (1969). The single voice: an anthology of contemporary fiction. Collier Books.



  1. ^ "Leo Litwak, World War II combat medic turned English professor, dies at 94". San Francisco Chronicler. 28 July 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Hell's Angels; Reviewed by Leo E. Litwak". The New York Times. January 29, 1967. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
  3. ^ [1] Archived September 1, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Leo E. Litwak - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Gf.org. Retrieved 2012-11-20.

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