Born: in Hammond, Indiana
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Fraterrigo is a life long resident of Illinois. She currently resides in Evergreen Park. Biography: Fraterrigo is a graduate of Bowling Green State University’s MFA program in creative writing.
- Nominated, Fountain Award, Speculative Literature Foundation Spring 2004 Pushcart Award Nomination for ''The Shark Swimmers'' by Arts and Letters, Winter 2002 Winner of the Charles B. Wood Award for Distinguished Writing from Carolina Quarterly Tartt First Fiction Award Publication March 2006
Melissa Fraterrigo on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=melissa++fraterrigo
|The longest pregnancy /
ISBN: 0930501276 OCLC: 66280060 Swallows Tale Press at the University of West Alabama, [Livingston, Ala.] : 2006.