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Carol Madden Adorjan, American writer. Recipient Ohio State award, 1980, Drama League New York Playwriting award, 1991; grants, EARPLAY, 1972, Midwest Playwrights Laboratory, 1977.

Background

Adorjan, Carol Madden was born on August 17, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Roland Aloysius and Marie (Toomey) Madden.

Education

Bachelor of Arts English Literature, Mundelein College, 1956.

Career

Teacher English, St. Scholastica High School, Chicago, 1956-1957. Artist in residence National Radio Theatre, 1980, Iowa Arts Council, 1983, Illinois Arts Council, 1982. Leader various workshops for adults and children, since 1980.

Teacher Writing for Children National Saint Louis University, Evanston, 1990.

Connections

Married William Walter Adorjan, August 17, 1957. Children: Elizabeth M., Katherine Therese and John Martin (twins), Matthew Christian.

father:
Roland Aloysius Madden

mother:
Marie (Toomey) Madden

spouse:
William Walter Adorjan

children:
Matthew Christian Adorjan

John Martin Adorjan

Katherine Therese Adorjan

Elizabeth M. Adorjan