Pen Name: None
Genre: Fiction & Non-Fiction
Born: Waukegan, Illinois
Baldino was born in Waukegan, Illinois, raised in Big Rock, Illinois and currently resides in the Chicago area.
Biographical and Professional Information
Georgiann Baldino is a keynote speaker and author. She is a member of the Illinois Speakers' Association, Naperville Writers Group and Tri-County Writers Guild. Her first-person history program brings the Civil War nursing experiences of Cornelia Hancock to life.
In 2005 she partnered with a clinical social worker to develop a therapeutic journaling workshop. She currently serves as co-facilitator for this program, provided by Edward Cancer Center. Georgiann combined clinical research with her writing experience to create sessions that help participants explore their needs in a safe, nurturing environment. She regularly speaks at other organizations and libraries about ways journaling becomes self-healing.
Georgiann began her career as a business writer for a Fortune 500 company. After the 9-11 terrorist attacks she worked for a county government agency editing and laying out web-based emergency response plans. Currently she continues to freelance as a professional speaker and business writer, creating web content, promotional copy, nonfiction articles and essays.
Georgiann lives near Chicago with her husband and mentor, Bob. Her hobbies are gardening, yoga, and meeting people who will someday find their way into a story.
- The Prodigy, Hornkohl Communications, 2000
- The Acts of Judas, Treble Heart Books, 2004
- The Nursing Home Fugitive, Sminkworks Books, 2004
- Following Lincoln as He Followed Douglas, Lulu.com, 2008
- Emotional Stimulus, 2009
- A Soldier's Friend, Civil War Nurse Cornelia Hancock, Pearl Editions, LLC, 2010
- The Necromancer's Hand, Pearl Editions, LLC, 2010
Titles at Your Library
- Writers Voice Award for The Elegy in 2003
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Therapeutic Journaling, Last Tuesday of each month, Edward Cancer Center
Living History Programs scheduled throughout the Civil War Sesquicentennial, 2010 through 2015. Please refer to her website  for more information.
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