Carmela A. Martino

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General Information

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Name: Carmela A. Martino

Pen Name: None

Born: in Chicago, Illinois




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Illinois Connection

Martino was born in Chicago and currently lives in Naperville, in DuPage County Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carmela Martino teaches writing workshops at the College of DuPage and the Hinsdale Center for the Arts and is available for speaking engagements. Her work has also been published in anthologies, including: I Fooled You: Ten Stories of Tricks, Jokes, and Swicheroos, And the Crowd Goes Wild! A Global Gathering of Sports Poems, and Chicken Soup for the Soup: Teens Talk High School, 101 Stories of Life, Love, and Learning for Older Teens.

Published Works

  • Rosa, Sola, Candlewick Press, 2005
  • Playing by Heart, CreateSpace, 2017

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

Rosa, Sola

  • Top Ten First Novels for Youth, Booklist, 2006
  • Best Books of the year, Bank Street College of Education

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Carmela A. Martino on WorldCat


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