About The Author
Award Winning Author
Denise Crosby is a former teacher, author and award-winning journalist who has spent the last 30 years chasing after stories and her six children. Raised on a wheat and cattle farm, she graduated with honors from Kansas State University. Her writing, recognized on a state and national level dozens of times, include multiple Peter Lisagor Awards presented by the Chicago Headline Club; and back-to-back Illinois Associated Press Sweepstakes honors. Denise is senior columnist for Sun-Times Media West and lives in suburban Chicago with her husband, a growing number of pets and declining number of kids. As the mother of a half-dozen athletes involved in sports from T-ball to professional ball, she knows her way around plenty of fields and stadiums.