Di Domenico, Kelly 1977-

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Di Domenico, Kelly 1977-


Born September 28, 1977, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Education: Vanier College, degree, 1996; Concordia University, B.A., 2000.


Home—Montreal, Quebec, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]


Assistant librarian in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2003—.


Writers' Union of Canada, Periodical Writers Association of Canada.


More than ten journalism awards from Parenting Publications of America, between 2001 and 2004.


Super Women in Science (juvenile), Second Story Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2003.

Contributor to periodicals.


Kelly Di Domenico told CA: "If newborns could speak, I think the first thing out of my little pink newborn mouth, as I looked toward my mother with my still-squinting eyes, would have been, ‘Why was I born?’ Right from the start, mine was a question-plagued life (or I guess it was my mother's life that became question-plagued). The only way I could make sense of it all was by writing: writing about what ifs, what nows, why this and why that. It was, and still is, the only way for me to process every new discovery I make, every new piece of information I take in, and every new feeling I have. So, when I had the opportunity to write a book of biographies of female scientists and put myself into the lives of women from different eras and ask the questions they would have asked at those times, I jumped at it. Their lives, I learned, were equal quests for answers and understanding. Undoubtedly, I will continue to apply this inquisitive spirit to the art of writing and apply the art of writing to my inquisitive spirit."



Booklist, March 1, 2003, Carolyn Phelan, review of Super Women in Science, p. 1206.

Resource Links, February, 2003, Linda Irvine, review of Super Women in Science, p. 48.

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