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Carl Walworth

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Connection to Illinois: Walworth lives in Mattoon.

Biography: Carl Walworth worked for thirty-one years as a reporter, editor, and later publisher in both the daily and weekly newspaper businesses. Walworth has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He lives with his wife, Kathie, in Mattoon, Illinois, the current home base for his work as a freelance writer.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

The Mayor of Moultrie Avenue: The Literacy Journey of an Unlikely Pair
ISBN: 1483579581 OCLC: 962257812

BookBaby 2016

Carl Walworth decides to volunteer for Project PAL's literacy program. He meets Eldo and learns that even when people can't read they still have a wealth of information and knowledge within them. Carl also learned that two people from entirely different backgrounds can have a rich and enduring friendship.