Lila Schwenk

Lila Schwenk Head shot

Lila (Lerdahl) Schwenk’s love of writing began in her teenage years.  Retired as an executive assistant, Lila is the author of Penalties of the Truth, an authorized biography of her brother, Larry, and the turbulent life he lived and hid for years. Penalties can be found on Amazon.

Lila’s story of her first-hand experience of 9/11, was published in Today’s Wisconsin Woman and a chapter of Penalties was published in ROSEBUD Literary Magazine. Lila is a member of the Wisconsin Writer’s Association. She lives in Waukesha, WI with her husband, Bill. Lila’s website is: and on Facebook at,