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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Allegrezza  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: Jackson, Mississippi

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Illinois Connection

Allegrezza lived in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

William Allegrezza grew up in Mississippi. He has lived in Texas, Louisiana, Chicago and now lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He teaches at Indiana University Northwest. He has a B.A. in English from the University of Dallas and a M.A. in English and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Louisiana State University. Currenlty, Willian edits the e-zine ''Moria''and is the editor-in-chief of ''Cracked Slab Books''. He also curates a reading series, ''series A'', at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago.Allegrezza's interests include: contemporary poetry as well as American, Italian, and Greek literature. He also enjoys hiking, sailing, poetry, teaching, and music.

Published Works

  • The Vicious Bunny Translations, Lulu, 2005
  • Covering Over, Moria Books, 2005
  • Ladders in July, BlazeVox, 2005
  • In the Weaver's Valley, Blue Lion Books, 2006
  • The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, Cracked Slab Books, 2007
  • Fragile Replacements, Meritage Press, 2007
  • Collective Instant, Otoliths, 2008
  • The Salt Companion to Charles Bernstein, Salt Publishing, 2012
  • The Alteration of Silence: Recent Chilean Poetry, Diálogos, 2013

Selected Titles At Your Library

The vicious bunny translations /
ISBN: 1411656962. OCLC Number:

[publisher not identified],. [Place of publication not identified] :. [2005?]

In the weaver's valley /
ISBN: 952564507X. OCLC Number:

Blue Lion Books,. Espoo, Finland ;. 2006.

Ladders in July /
ISBN: 1934289167. OCLC Number:

Blaze Vox Books,. Buffalo, N.Y. :. ©2004.

The City visible :
ISBN: 0978644018. OCLC Number:

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Fragile replacements /
ISBN: 0979411904. OCLC Number:

Meritage Press,. San Francisco :. 2007.

Collective instant /
ISBN: 0980509602. OCLC Number:

Otoliths,. Rockhampton, QLD, Australia :. 2008.

The Salt companion to Charles Bernstein /
ISBN: 1844714853. OCLC Number:

Salt Publishing,. London :. 2012.

The alteration of silence :
ISBN: 193508416X. OCLC Number:

Dialogos Books,. New Orleans :. ©2013.



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