Tony Romano has been a high school teacher for 25 years. His fiction has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Sou’wester, Whetstone, VIA: Voices in Italian Americana and has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes. He is a two-time winner of a PEN Syndicated Fiction Project and his stories have been produced for National Public Radio’s The Sound of Writing series. He lives near Chicago, IL.
Awards and Special Recognition…
Two-time winner of a PEN Syndicated Fiction Project award.
WHEN THE WORD WAS YOUNG
Chicago Tribune “Hot Summer Read”
Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2007
2007 Midland Authors Finalist Prize
IF YOU EAT YOU NEVER DIE
Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2008
2008 Midland Authors Finalist Prize