Individual Author Record
Name: Mary WisniewskiPen Name: Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born:
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Illinois ConnectionWisniewski works in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationMary Wisniewski is a reporter and columnist at the Chicago Tribune. A former Reuters reporter covering Midwest crime and politics and a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, Wisniewski has won numerous awards for reporting and teaches creative writing. Her biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, "Algren: A Life," won praise from multiple publications, including the New York Times and Chicago Magazine, which called it "a captivating book that reads like a novel." She is an active participant in the Nelson Algren Committee and appears frequently on local television and radio.
AwardsAlgren: A Life , Chicago Writers Association Nonfiction Book of the Year (2017) Society of Midland Authors Literary Award in Biography (2017)
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Selected Titles At Your Library
Algren: A Life
ISBN: 1613735324. OCLC Number: 944408123 Chicago Review Press. . Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays--