Eileen Albrizio

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Industry Arts
Occupation Writer/Author
Location Wethersfield, CT, United States
Introduction Eileen Albrizio is a writer of poetry and prose. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary journals and publications. She is the author of four collections of poetry and short fiction: MESSY ON THE INSIDE, RAIN – DARK AS WATER IN WINTER, and PERENNIALS: NEW & SELECTED POEMS (Nominated for the 2008 CT Book Award). Her collection of haunting tales and tidbits, THE BOX UNDER THE BED, is available on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. Her novel, WITHOUT MERCY, is currently in the hands of an agent. She is a 2003 and 2008 recipient of the Individual Artist Fellowships from the Greater Hartford Arts Council. Albrizio has taught creative writing in several colleges and cultural institutions as well as the York Correctional Institute, CT’s maximum-security prison for women. In 2005, Albrizio left a 12-year career as a radio news host and broadcast journalist, working for ABC radio news and NPR news. During her broadcasting career, she was repeatedly awarded 1st-prize honors from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. Albrizio graduated from the Connecticut School of Broadcasting, and earned her BFA in Theatre and MA in English from Central CT State U.