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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Tony Ardizzone  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1949 in Chicago Illinois


Illinois Connection

*Born in Chicago, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

*In 2006 he was named Chancellor's Professor of English at Indiana University, Bloomington, where he teaches courses in creative writing, 20th century American fiction, ethnic American literature, and literary interpretation, and where he has twice served terms as director of the creative writing program*He has also served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs*In 2005 he was the recipient of Indiana University's Tracy M. Sonneborn Award, given annually to a faculty member for exemplary research and teaching

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *The Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction *The Milkweed National Fiction Prize *The Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Fiction sponsored by the Friends of Literature *The Pushcart Prize *The Virginia Prize for Fiction *The Lawrence Foundation Award *The Bruno Arcudi Literature Prize *Two individual artist fellowships in fiction from the National Endowment for the Arts *The Black Warrior Review Literary Contest, 1977