Paola Corso

more photos (1)

Jennife...
1,488 books | 225 friends

Michael...
10 books | 137 friends

Jason
1,795 books | 218 friends

Julia L...
87 books | 110 friends

Michael...
180 books | 223 friends

Rita Ci...
1,275 books | 56 friends

Amy Barone
186 books | 136 friends

Phillip
202 books | 109 friends

More friends…

Paola Corso

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
August 2015

URL


Paola Corso is an author, editor, and literary activist whose fiction and poetry books are set in her native Pittsburgh where her Southern Italian immigrant family found work in the steel mills. A New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award winner, Corso’s recent books are The Laundress Catches Her Breath, winner of the 2012 Tillie Olsen Award in Creative Writing, Once I Was Told the Air Was Not for Breathing, featuring Pittsburgh steelworkers and garment workers in The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire as well as sweatshops today, and Politics of Water: A Confluence of Women’s Voices coedited with Dr. Nandita Ghosh. Her novel, Catina’s Haircut is on the American Association for School Libraries’ “Best ...more

Average rating: 3.83 · 60 ratings · 8 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Catina’s Haircut: A Novel i...

3.29 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
Giovanna's 86 Circles: And ...

3.50 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Laundress Catches Her B...

4.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
Death by Renaissance: Poems

by
4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004
Rate this book
Clear rating
Once I Was Told the Air Was...

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Proper Burial: Poems

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Catina's Haircut: A Novel i...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2010 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Written on Water

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Paola Corso…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Paola’s Recent Updates




No comments have been added yet.