2016 Schedule

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Paul Salsini

Author Biography

Paul Salsini’s career has been in journalism. He spent 37 years at The Milwaukee Journal, first as a reporter, then as a copy editor, then as state editor and then staff development director. He has been teaching writing courses at Marquette University for forty years.

He was the Wisconsin correspondent for The New York Times from 1964 to 1985. His travel essays have appeared in The Times and elsewhere.

His first work of fiction, The Cielo: A Novel of Wartime Tuscany, was published in 2006 and won First Place in Fiction from both the Council for Wisconsin Writers and the Midwest Independent Publishers Association. Its sequel, Sparrow’s Revenge: A Novel of Postwar Tuscany, was published in 2008. Dino’s Story: A Novel of 1960s Tuscany, the last of “A Tuscan Trilogy” was published in 2010.

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Atlas Coffee Mill

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