Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation
Congratulazioni a Charlotte Digregorio per questo importante riconoscimento
by Alice Andresen
Charlotte Digregorio recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit of adults and students nationally and internationally.
“I am very honored to have received the Governor’s Commendation for my life’s work in various writing genres, including poetry, which have brought me much fulfillment and pleasure,” Digregorio said. “I recently published my sixth book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, and am often referred to as a ‘People’s Poet,’ working to bring the same popularity to literary artists as enjoyed by visual artists,” Digregorio says.
The author says that most people don’t think of reading poetry, so she exhibits her illustrated poetry– combined with painting and photography– to draw people’s attention to it. She exhibits in libraries, museums…
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