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Marge Pellegrino selected as Pima County Library’s latest Writer-In-Residence | Arts & Life – Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona 2021-05-05 14:46:00 –

The Pima County Public Library has selected Tucson writer Marge Pellegrino as the twelfth residence writer, following the previous PCPL residence in 2017. Pellegrino will hold that position from May to July and will also host one-on-one writing counseling. As a special program on how to boost your writing style.

Her books include “The Sculpture Speaks: A Refugee’s Story of Survival,” “Journey of Dreams,” about how families survive the 1980s Guatemalan Army’s “Scorched Earth” campaign, and several children’s books. It contains.

Peregrino was nominated for the Tucson Pima Arts Council’s Lumi Award in 2008 and the Governor’s Award in 2009, and was named a local hero by Tucson Weekly.

Previous resident writers include Gregory McNamie, Margaret Regan, JM Hayes, and Alice Hatcher.

“I like this program because it embodies many of the library’s missions,” said Holly Schaffer, PCPL Community Relations Manager. “It allows the community to learn about writing in different styles and genres. It really makes the writing process easier to understand.”

The Writer-in-Residence Program is funded by the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State, and is federal-funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

For more information, please visit: library.pima.gov/writer



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