Francesca Lia Block is the author of more than twenty-five books of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry. She received the Spectrum Award, the Phoenix Award, the ALA Rainbow Award and the 2005 Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as other citations from the American Library Association and from the New York Times Book Review, School Library Journal, and Publisher's Weekly.
Her work has been translated into Italian, French, German Japanese, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Portuguese. Francesca has also published stories, poems, essays and interviews in The Los Angeles Times, The L.A. Review of Books, Spin, Nylon, Black Clock, and Rattle among others. In addition to writing, she teaches fiction workshops at UCLA Extension, Antioch, Marilyn's Writing Pad and privately in Los Angeles where she was born, raised and currently still lives.
Contributed by Kathy Kottaras, PCC English Division
Photo by Nicolas Sage Photography
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