Born: 1958 in Manhattan, New York
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Abella lives in Robinson and has taught at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston since 1989. Biography: Olga Abella earned her PhD at State University of New York at Stony Brook. A Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, she teaches courses in Milton, creative writing, heroism, Renaissance and seventeenth-century literature, and composition. She has also been the Editor of ''Karamu'' and ''Bluestem'' at Eastern Illinois University.Abella's poems have been published in various journals and online magazines, including ''The MacGuffin'', ''CALYX'', ''poetrybay'', ''Long Island Quarterly'', ''black dirt'', ''Natural Bridge'', ''Kaliope'', and ''Urban Spaghetti''. She has published two chapbooks, ''Grasping to What Is'' in 1993 and ''What it Takes'' in 2000.
Olga Abella on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=olga+abella
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ISBN: 0925062553 OCLC: 808489983 Writers Ink Press, Long Island, N.Y. : ©2008.