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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carolyn Alessio  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: Elmhurst, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Alessio lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to her writing, Carolyn Alessio teaches at Christo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago's Pilson Neighborhood. She is working on completing a novel titled, "Mijo." She has been a recipient of creative writing grants from the National endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The voices of hope :
ISBN: 0809324768. OCLC Number: 48906750

Southern Illinois University Press,. .

Anthology of poems, stories, memories and philosophies written and illustrated by the children of La Esperanza, Guatemala.