My Body & Me
Featured poet Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, granddaughter of Sicilian and Roman immigrants who arrived at Ellis Island in 1910 and 1912, teaches English and creative writing at Fordham University in New York City and is associate director of Fordham's Curran Center for American Catholic Studies. Her publications include two chapbooks and eight collections of poems. O'Donnell's most recent collection Holy Land (2022) won the Paraclete Poetry Prize. O'Donnell has also written a memoir about caring for her dying mother, Mortal Blessings; a biography of Flannery O'Connor, Fiction Fired by Faith; and a study of Flannery O'Connor and race, Radical Ambivalence.http://angelaalaimoodonnell.com/.
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell; My Body & Me. Italian Americana 1 August 2023; XLI (2): 123. doi: https://doi.org/10.5406/2327753X.41.2.05
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