Fiction. Children's Literature. Illustrations by Deborah Sorrentino.
Rachel Guido deVries is a poet and novelist. Her most recent books of poems are A WOMAN UNKNOWN IN HER BONES (Bordighera Press, 2014), and The Brother Inside Me (Guernica, 2008). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines and journals including Yellow Silk, Voices in Italian Americana, the Paterson Literary Review, Rattle, and Stone Canoe. Her first children's picture book, TEENY TINY TINO'S FISHING STORY, was released by Bordighera Press in 2008, and won the 2008 Paterson Prize for Books for Young Children. STATI ZITTA, JOSIE (BE QUIET, JOSIE) is her second children's picture book. Her chapbook of poems for young readers, Ear Wax and Hockey Sticks, has sold over a thousand copies and is now out of print. Her more recent collection, The Purple Potato and Other Poems, is accompanied by illustrations by elementary school students. Author City: Cazenovia, NY USA