Carolyn Alessio

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General Information

Name: Carolyn Alessio

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: Elmhurst, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Alessio lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to her writing, Carolyn Alessio teaches at Christo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago's Pilson Neighborhood. She is working on completing a novel titled, "Mijo." She has been a recipient of creative writing grants from the National endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.

Published Works

  • The Voices of Hope: Poems, Stories, and Drawings by the Children of La Esperanza, Guatemala, Southern Illinois University Press, 2003

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Carolyn Alessio on WorldCat


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