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Carmen A. Ziolkowski (Laurenza)

Photo: Hope Morritt 1992

Carmen A. Ziolkowski was born in an old convent in Italy on a stormy February night. She studied nursing science at the Policlinico in Rome. She learned English in England and received further education in the medical field, earning a diploma in obstetrics. In 1956 she came to Canada and was accepted into journalism at Port Huron College. Later, she took further courses at Wayne State University. She is married with two sons, Robin and Jim, and is the proud grandmother of Alexandra, Nicolas and Samantha. She lives in Sarnia with her husband Bruno.

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World of Dreams. Sarnia, ON: River City Press, 1995.
Mirabella: A Short Story in Sands of Huron. Sarnia, ON: River City Press, 1990.
The House of Four Winds. Sarnia, ON: River City Press, 1987.
Roses Bloom at Dusk. Cornwall, ON: Vesta Publications, 1976.
Moments To Treasure. Beret Days Press, 2008
The Moon Before The Sun. Beret Days Book, 2009


Special Award by Vice-Consul to Canada for Contribution to Canadian-Italian Literature, 1988.
Esposizione Italiana, Arte letteratura, Italian vice-consul to Canadian and Italian literature, drama, 1969 and poetry, 1970.
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