Dominic Carrillo

Dominic Carrillo is a teacher and freelance writer from San Diego, California. Dominic has taught a variety of levels between 4th and 12th grade. He also worked as a professor of history at Grossmont College and other area colleges. He began creative writing during graduate school at UCLA, where he was a contributor to the UCLA Daily Bruin. His blogs have won multiple San Diego Reader awards since 2008. To Be Frank Diego is his debut novel. It follows protagonist Frank Diego on a daylong journey through San Diego's spotty public transit system, while hitting the issues of cultural identity and relationships. He is currently teaching in Sofia, Bulgaria and just published his next book, Americano Abroad: a year of travel in stories If you're interested in additional travel stories from a San Diegan, there's a few on his blog: http://americanoabroad.blogspot.com/.


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