Individual Author Record
Name: Almira Astudillo GillesPen Name: None Genre: Born: Quezon City, Philippines
-- Website -- http://almiragilles.com
-- Almira Astudillo Gilles on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=almira+astudillo+gilles
Illinois ConnectionAlmira now lives in Palatine, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationAlmira is a member of Off-Campus Writers Workshop in Evanston, the oldest community writing workshop in the country. Among her published works are short stories, poetry, essays, and picture books, and she has written short plays for community theater. Aside from speaking at schools and various educational and cultural venues, she enjoys organizing and attending literary and Filipino American events, and is a strong advocate for protecting our natural resources.
- The Fire Beneath (Tales of Gold), Carayan Press, 2012
- Willie Wins , Lee & Low Books, 2007
Titles At Your Library
ISBN: 1600602371 Lee & Low Books. 2007 Now in paperback, the story of a Filipino American boy who overcomes peer pressure and learns about family love and heritage from his father.