Individual Author Record
Name: Olga AbellaPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1958 in Manhattan, New York Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAbella lives in Robinson and has taught at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston since 1989.
Biographical and Professional InformationOlga Abella earned her PhD at State University of New York at Stony Brook. A Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, she teaches courses in Milton, creative writing, heroism, Renaissance and seventeenth-century literature, and composition. She has also been the Editor of ''Karamu'' and ''Bluestem'' at Eastern Illinois University.Abella's poems have been published in various journals and online magazines, including ''The MacGuffin'', ''CALYX'', ''poetrybay'', ''Long Island Quarterly'', ''black dirt'', ''Natural Bridge'', ''Kaliope'', and ''Urban Spaghetti''. She has published two chapbooks, ''Grasping to What Is'' in 1993 and ''What it Takes'' in 2000.
*''Watching the Wind'', Writers Ink Press, 2008