Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carmela A. Martino  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Martino was born in Chicago and currently lives in Naperville, in DuPage County Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carmela Martino teaches writing workshops at the College of DuPage and the Hinsdale Center for the Arts and is available for speaking engagements. Her work has also been published in anthologies, including: ''I Fooled You: Ten Stories of Tricks, Jokes, and Swicheroos'', ''And the Crowd Goes Wild! A Global Gathering of Sports Poems'', and ''Chicken Soup for the Soup: Teens Talk High School, 101 Stories of Life, Love, and Learning for Older Teens''.

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Titles At Your Library


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  • Top Ten First Novels for Youth, Booklist, 2006
  • Best Books of the year, Bank Street College of Education

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)