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rbiggio
Location: NEW JERSEY
Gender: Female
Born: NEW YORK
Interests: WRITING, READING
Member: Standard
Joined: June 2012
INFORMATION
Objective
Publication
Qualifications
Advanced degrees in English
Faculty advisor for high school literary magazine and school newspaper
Publications
Letters (Voice of the People) published in The Press of Atlantic City
Superintendents like Robber Barons 8/31/08
Obama : Messiah or false prophet? Nov. 15, 2008
Beauty queen a straight shooter May 9, 2009
Academic papers
Dissertation 1983 St. John‚??s University Jamaica, NY Narrative technique and closure in Chaucerian works
‚??Playing for Ernest or Game in Chaucer‚?? paper delivered in 1986 at the University of Colorado
Presentations/Readings
10/23/10 reading of ‚??A Catfish Tale‚?? by Rosemary Biggio, presented to the Philadelphia Chapter of The United Daughters of The Confederacy.
10/20/11 reading of my fiction at the Vineland Public Library
11/28/11 paper, ‚?? Strangers in a Strange Land : Catholic Writers in Dixie ‚??, presented to the Philadelphia Chapter of The United Daughters of The Confederacy.
Poetry
‚??A Heretic‚??s Prayer‚??. www.alongstoryshort.net 4/2010
‚??Rear View Mirror‚?? www.alongstoryshort.net 8/4/2011
Short Stories
‚??A Catfish Tale‚?? won The New Jersey Writers Society contest 5/09
‚?? Been There, Done That‚??. www.alongstoryshort.net 10/09
Nonfiction
‚??Family Ties ‚?? A review of Glenn Plaskin's book, Katie Up and Down the Hall. 2/4/11 EzineArticles.com
‚??Inside Out.‚?? A review of Alexandra Horowitz's book, Inside a Dog‚??s Mind. 3/17/10 EzineArticles.com and
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‚??Will I See My Dog in Heaven?‚?? A review of Father Wintz‚??s book of the same title. 10/29/09 EzineArticles.com
‚??How Much is that Doggie in the Window.‚?? The article breaks down the estimated cost of raising a medium size dog over a fifteen year lifespan. 7/7/09. EzineArticles.com.
‚??The Poop Scoop on Doggie School.‚?? The article explores the benefit of obedience training.6/3/09.
EzineArticles.com.
"How Sweet it Was! The Corner Candy Store." The article takes the reader on a nostalgic trip to the Candy Land of childhood, the corner candy store. 6/1/09. EzineArticles.com.
BMW Newsletter (travel piece on museum/factory in Munich) 6/95
‚??Inspiration from the Educator‚??s Toolbox‚?? GEHRHSD Newsletter 2005.(school district publication review of Inspiration, a software program) 4/05
‚??Uncorked‚?? ezine magazine http://winesworld.com
Creative Nonfiction
‚??Strays‚??. 4/2010. www.alongstoryshort.net
Works in Progress
A novel
Education
BA, MA, PhD in English from St. John‚??s University Jamaica, New York
Undergraduate courses in Italian, Photography and Computers at Atlantic Community College
Camden County College Online Continuing Education certificates: Introduction to Windows XP Creating Web Pages ,Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers , Beginning Writer Pleasures of Poetry, Grammar Refresher, Research Methods for Writers, Write Like a Pro , The Craft of Magazine Writing , Travel Writing, Beginner's Guide to Getting Published, Windows 7, Internet, Powerpoint, Writing Young Adult Fiction.
Non-Teaching Experience
Editor of The Graduate English Newsletter of St. John‚??s University
Editor of The Cocker Spaniel Newsletter of South Jersey
Copy editor/ proofreader of The Stories of Ismael by Edward I. Ruiz ISBN: 0-7414-4373-2 ©2008, Infinity publishing
Vineland Chapter leader of New Jersey Writers Society
Teaching Experience
Absegami H.S. Galloway Township, N.J. English faculty
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Adjunct Instructor of Rhetoric and Composition
Atlantic Cape Community College Mays landing, N.J. Adjunct Instructor of Communications
Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA. Adjunct Instructor of Writing
*Retired after twenty- two + years teaching experience (English, journalism, writing) on multiple educational levels
Certifications
New Jersey English 7-12
Pennsylvania English 7-12
NYC English Jr.H.S.
Languages
English
French
Professional Memberships
Poets&Writers
New Jersey Writers Society
NCTE
NEA
NJEA
MLA
Blog - http//www.marinate.blogspot.com


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"When I know your soul, I will paint your eyes." - Amadeo Modigliani
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