William Leggat

Prose Reader

William Leggat is a high school senior from Brooklyn, New York. He attends Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, where he is the editor-in-chief of his school’s literary magazine, The Courant. He is also a graduate of the 2018 Iowa Young Writers’ Studio and the 2019 Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop, and has received a National Silver Medal from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for his fiction, which primarily focuses on issues of family, grief, and belonging.