Individual Author Record
Name: Billy LombardoPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLombardo was born and raised in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago. He currently lives in Forest Park - a suburb of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationLombardo is the author of ''The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories'', a Chicago Tribune Best Fiction of 2005 selection. He teaches English literature and creative writing at Latin School of Chicago and teaches fiction for UCLA's Extension program. He founded and directs ''Polyphony HS'', a student-run national literary magazine for high school writers and editors. He has had fiction, essays, and nonfiction published or anthologized in ''StoryQuarterly'', ''Cicada'', ''TriQuarterly'','' Bryant Literary Review'', ''Other Voices'', ''The Spoken Word Redux'', ''Elysian Fields Quarterly'', ''River Oak Review'', The ''Forest Park Post'', ''Chicago Sun-Times'', ''Knee Jerk'', and other publications.Lombardo is the 2011 recipient of the Nelson Algren Award.
*"How to Hold a Woman", OV Books , 2009 *"Meanwhile, Roxy Mourns", EM Press , 2009 *"The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories", BkMk Press, 2005 *"The Man with Two Arms", Overlook Hardcover , 2010 *"Morning Will Come", Tortoise Books, 2020