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Paola Corso

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Paola Corso is an author, photographer, and literary activist whose fiction and poetry books are set in her native Pittsburgh where her Southern Italian immigrant family members worked in the steel mills. A New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award winner, Corso’s books are newly released Vertical Bridges: Poems and Photographs of City Steps; The Laundress Catches Her Breath, winner of the Tillie Olsen Award in Creative Writing; Once I Was Told the Air Was Not for Breathing, winner of a Triangle Fire Memorial Association Award, 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 B ...more

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The Laundress Catches Her B...

4.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012
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Catina’s Haircut: A Novel i...

3.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2010
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Giovanna's 86 Circles: And ...

3.50 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Death by Renaissance: Poems

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Once I Was Told the Air Was...

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Vertical Bridges: Poems and...

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A Proper Burial: Poems

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Catina's Haircut: A Novel i...

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