Alumni Authors

Discover the latest books and publications by fellow Leathernecks. Use the menu below to search works from genres such as history, spirituality, food & cooking, fiction, children’s books and more, all created by WIU’s talented alumni writers.

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Know of another WIU alumni that has authored a book that should be included? We will also add alumni authored books to our library at the Alumni House. If you mail us a copy of the book, we will showcase it on our WIU Alumni Facebook page.

Please mail books to:

WIU Alumni Association
1 Univeristy Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

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Alumni Authors Title Website

Nancy Benz '18

Trailblazing Midwestern Women Who Made Their Mark on HERstory

Glenn Bowie '84

The Art of Speaking Into Existence

Matt Cuplin '05 '07

Mission Matters: World's Leading Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Top Tips to Success

Robert L. Elliott '88 '96 '13

Citizen Soldier - From the Land of Lincoln to Iraq and Back

Heidi Engel-Swiatek '96

Why Don’t Dogs Think Farts are Funny?

Eric Gleacher

Risk. Reward. Repeat. How I Succeeded and How You Can Too.
William Hazelgrove '81 '83

One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race to Save the RMS Titanic

David Holcomb '93

Building a Data Culture: The Usage and Flow Data Model

David R. Lumley '76

It's Impossible to Commit to Maybe: A Bold Guide for Business Managers

David Rogers '96

The Lay-off House

Peaceful Meridian

James Marquart '76

Unthinkable: Who Kills Their Grandmother?

Carla Mayernick '75

Where is Abe?

Jessica Monahan '07 '15

Elaina and the Dragon

Jennifer Regennitter '97 '00

Before You Marry: A Single's Guide to Choosing and Being God's Best Spouse

Jennifer Regennitter '97 '00

30 Days of Joy

Ken Woods '09

A Black Man’s Guide for Working in Corporate America 

Mark Rusin '77

Metro: Sin City Chronicles

- Dedicated in memory of Matty Beuke who lost his battle with ALS.

Michael Simon '75 '77

God's Cowlick

Nick Sutton '06 '09 '18

Making Professional Development Matter

Quintin Shepherd '99 '03 '07

The Secret to Transformational Leadership

Barry Lee Swanson '77

Still Points

Robert Turek '06

History in the Heartland

Brodie Curtis Westen '82 '83

Angels and Bandits

The Four Bells

Margaret W. Wong, Esq. '73

The Immigrant's Way