Born: Elmhurst, Illinois
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Alessio lives and works in Chicago. Biography: In 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.
Carolyn Alessio on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=carolyn+alessio
|The voices of hope :
ISBN: 0809324768 OCLC: 48906750 Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale : ©2003. Anthology of poems, stories, memories and philosophies written and illustrated by the children of La Esperanza, Guatemala.