© Council for Wisconsin Writers 2014 Council for Wisconsin Writers Council for Wisconsin Writers Alice D’Alessio Alice D’Alessio As a writer and reader who values good writing above (almost) everything, I'm proud to be part of the Council's valuable award process. CWW: Board Member Email: adalessio@tds.net Website: bookthatpoet.com/poets/dalessio.html Hometown: Middleton A former Corporate Communications Director for Marshall Erdman and Associates, and editor to the Dean of L&S at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alice has published three books of poetry and one biography. Her book A Blessing of Trees won the 2005 Posner award from CWW, and her book Days We Are Given was a first place contest winner from Earth's Daughters.  Her book Conversations with Thoreau  was published by the UW Parallel Press in 2013.  She has taught Elderhostel writing classes for a number of years.