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Marcia Cebulska

Marcia Cebulska grew up in Cragin, a Polish neighborhood in Chicago where her family owned a bakery. Cebulska has spent most of her career writing for the stage and screen. Her critically acclaimed plays have been produced worldwide, and her screenwriting has aired on PBS. She has received the Jane Chambers International Award, the Dorothy Silver Award, and several Master Artist Fellowships. Cebulska’s books include Skywriting, Watching Men Dance, and Lovers, Dreamers, & Thieves. She lives in Topeka, Kansas with her husband, historian Tom Prasch.

Featured title: Lovers, Dreamers, & Thieves: My People, Chicago, and the Polish Bakery Where I Grew Up



  • Friday, Sept. 22 @ 12:45 p.m.WORKSHOP: Skywriting for Writers: Tapping into Creativity and Joy – TICKET REQUIREDFranklin Hotel, Emerald Room
  • Friday, Sept. 22 @ 4:30 p.m. Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 9:00 a.m.The Author/Publisher Relationship – Martin & Mason Hotel, 1898 Ballroom
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 @ 12:45 p.m. Author Signing Event – The Lodge, Bullock & Roosevelt Rooms

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