Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee

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General Information

Name: Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry

Born: 1969 in Chicago, Illinois


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Doreen grew up in Chicago's Cabrini Green.

Biographical and Professional Information

Doreen earned a BA in print journalism from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE), and also served in the Armed Forces for three years. She is the mother of three children and in addition to her writing she loves to read. She is also a founding member of the North Austin Public Library Poetry Group which is located on the west side of Chicago.

Published Works

  • Raised in Da Sun: A Gettogurl's Story, PublishAmerica, 2006
  • Diary of a Mid Western Getto Girl, PublishAmerica, 2007
  • Life After Cooley High & Good Times, iUniverse, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Raised in Da Sun: A Gettogurl's Story

ISBN: 1424123151
Release Date: 2006-02-27

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee on WorldCat

Doreen Ambrose-Van Lee on Amazon


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