Will Leggat

Second Reader

Will Leggat is a seventeen-year-old high school senior from Brooklyn, New York who 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 Writing Awards for his fiction, which primarily focuses on issues of family, grief, and belonging. In addition to his role at Polyphony Lit, Will is a Prose Reader for The Adroit Journal and his work has previously been published in The Daphne Review, Rare Byrd Review, and Body Without Organs.