Olga Abella

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General Information

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Name: Olga Abella

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: 1958 in Manhattan, New York

Website: N/A

Email: olgafox@hotmail.com

Illinois Connection

Abella lives in Robinson and has taught at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston since 1989.

Biographical and Professional Information

Olga Abella earned her PhD at State University of New York at Stony Brook. A Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, she teaches courses in Milton, creative writing, heroism, Renaissance and seventeenth-century literature, and composition. She has also been the Editor of Karamu and Bluestem at Eastern Illinois University.

Abella's poems have been published in various journals and online magazines, including The MacGuffin, CALYX, poetrybay, Long Island Quarterly, black dirt, Natural Bridge, Kaliope, and Urban Spaghetti. She has published two chapbooks, Grasping to What Is in 1993 and What it Takes in 2000.

Published Works

  • Watching the Wind, Writers Ink Press, 2008

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

12129 N 675th St

Robinson, IL 62454

External Links

Olga Abella on WorldCat


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