Anne Calcagno

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General Information

Name: Anne Calcagno

Pen Name: None

Born: in San Diego, California



Illinois Connection

Anne resides in Chicago and teaches in the MFA Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute.

Biographical and Professional Information

A dual national, Italian and American, Calcagno is Editor of Travelers Tales: Italy (Travelers Tales, 1998, 2001) which won Foreward’s Silver Medal for Best Travel Book of the Year. She wrote the preface to Travelers Tales: Tuscany. Her nonfiction and travel writing have appeared in The New York Times. the Italian American Historical Society, New City, The Saudi Gazette, the Chicago Sun-Times and The Chicago Tribune and In The Middle of The Middle West.

Published Works

  • Pray for Yourself, Northwestern University Press, 1993
  • Traveler's Tales: Italy, Travelers' Tales Press, 1998
  • Traveler's Tales: Tuscany", Travelers' Tales Press, 2001
  • Traveler's Tales Italy; True Stories, Travelers' Tales Press, 2001
  • Love Like a Dog, CreateSpace, 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Pray for Yourself and Other Stories

ISBN: 0810150034
Release Date: 1993-11-15

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Italy: True Tales of Life on the Road (Travelers' Tales)

ISBN: 1885211163
Release Date: 1998-09

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Travelers' Tales Tuscany: True Stories

ISBN: 1885211686
Release Date: 2001-10-07

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Travelers' Tales Italy: True Stories

ISBN: 1885211724
Release Date: 2001-09-09

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Love Like a Dog

ISBN: 1452834989
Release Date: 2010-06-10

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Literary Awards

San Francisco Foundation Phelan Literary Award; National Endowment for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowships; Foreward's Silver Medal for Best Travel Book of the Year.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact literary agency:

Jean Naggar Literary Agency

216 East 75th Street

New York, New York 10021

External Links

Anne Calcagno on WorldCat

Anne Calcagno on Amazon


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