Phone: 630-636-2184


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in English, Secondary Education MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults

Mr. Michael Leali

Mr. Leali is a proud alumnx of Oswego High School. He attended the University of Iowa and received a bachelor's degree in English secondary education, a minor in music, and a certificate in creative writing. He completed his MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Mr. Leali's first novel, The Civil War of Amos Abernathy, will be released on May 24, 2022 from HarperCollins. He previously taught at OHS from 2014-2017 before pursuing his graduate degree. Mr. Leali teaches English I, English II, and Creative Writing.

  • Students: All class materials and information can be found in our Google Classroom. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Leali.