Gina Frangello

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General Information

Name: Gina Frangello

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction





Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Frangello lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gina Frangello is an author, editor and publisher. She is the Executive Editor of the award-winning literary magazine Other Voices and co-founded the book imprint Other Voices Books or OV Books, now an imprint of Dzanc Books.

She has written short fiction which has been widely published in many literary journals and anthologies, including: Swink, StoryQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, two girls review, Blithe House Quarterly and Fish Stories. She has been a freelance journalist for the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Reader.

Her debut novel, My Sister's Continent, was published in 2006 and shortly afterward Frangello joined The Nervois Breakdown as fiction editor. Her second book, Slut Lullabies, was released to critical acclaim in 2010. In the fall of 2011, she joined the online literary magazine The Rumpus, where she sits on the edtiorial board for The Rumpus Book Club, and as Sunday editor.

A graduate of the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois-Chicago, she has taught literature and creative writing at several Chicago universities, currently teaching at Columbia College in Chicago and Northwestern University. Frangello is also the recipient of an Illinois Arts Council literary award and individual fellowship.

Published Works

  • My Sister's Continent , Chiasmus Press, 2006
  • Slut Lullabies, Emergency Press, 2010
  • A Life in Men, Algonquin Books, 2014

Titles at Your Library

My Sister's Continent

ISBN: 0970321295
Release Date: 2006-01-01

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Slut Lullabies

ISBN: 0975362372
Release Date: 2010-06-10

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A Life in Men: A Novel

ISBN: 1616201630
Release Date: 2014-02-04

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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