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Carolyn Alessio

Born: Elmhurst, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Alessio lives and works in Chicago.

Biography: In addition to her writing, Carolyn Alessio teaches at Christo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago's Pilson Neighborhood. She is working on completing a novel titled, 'Mijo.' She has been a recipient of creative writing grants from the National endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Carolyn Alessio on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The voices of hope :
ISBN: 0809324768 OCLC: 48906750

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©2003.

Anthology of poems, stories, memories and philosophies written and illustrated by the children of La Esperanza, Guatemala.