Valya Dudycz Lupescu

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General Information

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Name: Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1974 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Photo Credit: Kyle Cassidy

Illinois Connection

Valya was born and raised in Chicago and still lives and works there.

Biographical and Professional Information

Valya received her degree in English at DePaul University, studying with Richard Jones, Maureen Seaton, and Anne Calcagno. She then earned her MFA in Writing as part of the inaugural class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.Since receiving her MFA, Valya has worked as a college professor, obituary writer, content manager, internal communications specialist, and co-producer of the independent feature film, The Secret. She occasionally teaches workshops around the city and online, and she helps to facilitate a monthly gathering of writers and artists in Chicago.

Her comic book, Sticks and Bones, was published through a Kickstarter campaign that has now been picked up by First Comics.

Published Works

  • The Silence of the Trees, Wolfsword Press , 2010

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Silence of Trees

ISBN: 0982126123
Release Date: 2010-10-01

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Valya Dudycz Lupescu on WorldCat

Valya Dudycz Lupescu on Amazon


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