Joe Abiuso i(40 works by) (birth name: Mario Carlesani) (a.k.a. Giuseppe L. Abiuso; Giuseppe Abiuso)
Born: Established: 1933 Frosinone,
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Italy,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1956
Heritage: Italian
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BiographyHistory

In Rome, Joe Abiuso frequented the circle of writers formed around Pier Paolo Pasolini. In Australia he worked at various jobs from carpentry to cane-cutting and travelled widely before gaining a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Education degree from La Trobe University. Subsequently, Abiuso worked as a teacher and Principal with the Victorian Ministry of Education and was one of the first teachers in Victoria to introduce the teaching of Italian into high schools. A grant from the Schools Commission in 1974 led to his developing a bi-cultural educational program. Abiuso's writing has appeared in La Fiamma, Secondary Teacher, Outrider, Babel and Rainbow Rising. He has been a member of the Victorian Association of Multicultural Writers and the Italo-Australian Writers Association.

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  • Author writes in these languages: Italian, English
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