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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Alzina Stone Dale (Mary)  

Pen Name: Alzina Stone Dale

Genre: C:ADULT Mystery

Born: 1931 in Chicago, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Alzina was born in and currently resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alzina is a freelance writer and lecturer. She received an M.A. in Literature and Theology from the University of Chicago in 1957 and began her career of giving lectures and seminars on mysteries and their authors at the Newberry Library and running workshops on family history for Urban Gateways. She lives in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

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-- Agatha award 1995, Mystery Reader`s Walking Guide to Chicago