Individual Author Record
Name: Carolyn AlessioPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Poetry Born: Elmhurst, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAlessio lives and works in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to her writing, Carolyn Alessio teaches at Christo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago's Pilson Neighborhood. She is working on completing a novel titled, "Mijo." She has been a recipient of creative writing grants from the National endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
*''The Voices of Hope: Poems, Stories, and Drawings by the Children of La Esperanza, Guatemala'', Southern Illinois University Press, 2003