Tony Ardizzone

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General Information

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Name: Tony Ardizzone

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: 1949 in Chicago Illinois



Illinois Connection

  • Born in Chicago, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

  • In 2006 he was named Chancellor's Professor of English at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he teaches courses in creative writing, 20th century American fiction, ethnic American literature, and literary interpretation, and where he has twice served terms as director of the creative writing program
  • He has also served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • In 2005 he was the recipient of Indiana University's Tracy M. Sonneborn Award, given annually to a faculty member for exemplary research and teaching

Published Works

  • In the Name of the Father, Doubleday, 1978
  • The Evening News, University of Georgia Press, 1986
  • Heart of the Order, Henry Holt, 1986
  • Larabi`s Ox, Stories of Morocco, Milkweed Editions, 1992
  • Taking it Home, Stories from the Neighborhood, University of Illinois Press, 1996
  • In the Garden of Papa Santuzzi, Picador Press, 1999

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

In the Name of the Father

ISBN: 0385140800
Release Date: 1978

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The Evening News: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Ser.)

ISBN: 0820308609
Release Date: 1986-10-01

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Heart of the Order

ISBN: 0030085039
Release Date: 1986-08

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Larabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco

ISBN: 0915943727
Release Date: 1992-09

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Taking It Home: Stories from the Neighborhood (Sunsinger Books Illinois Short Fiction)

ISBN: 0252064836
Release Date: 1996-02-01

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In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu: A Novel

ISBN: 0312263414
Release Date: 2000-07-07

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Literary Awards

  • The Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
  • The Milkweed National Fiction Prize
  • The Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Fiction sponsored by the Friends of Literature
  • The Pushcart Prize
  • The Virginia Prize for Fiction
  • The Lawrence Foundation Award
  • The Bruno Arcudi Literature Prize
  • Two individual artist fellowships in fiction from the National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Black Warrior Review Literary Contest, 1977

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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