Individual Author Record
Name: Tony RomanoPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: San Salvatore, Telesino, Italy Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRomano graduated from DePaul University and Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Today, he lives in the Chicago area.
Biographical and Professional InformationTony Romano has been a high school teacher for 25 years. His fiction has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Sou’wester, Whetstone, VIA: Voices in Italian Americana and has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. He is a two-time winner of a PEN Syndicated Fiction Project and his stories have been produced for National Public Radio’s The Sound of Writing series.Romano is the producer of several spoken word CDs, Writers Week, featuring memoirist Mary Karr, poet laureate Billy Collins, Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Rick Bragg, poetry slam originator Marc Smith, NPR commentator Daniel Ferri, poet Naomi Shihab Nye, and many others.
*''Psychology and You'', West Publishing Company, 1998 - written with Frank B. McMahon and and Judith W. McMahon*''Expository Composition: Discovering Your Voice'', EMC/Paradigm Publishing, 2008*''When the World Was Young'', Harper Perennial, 2008*''If You Eat, You Never Die: Chicago Stories'', Harper Perennial, 2009