Author Info: Dominic Carrillo
Hometown: San Diego, CA
About: Dominic Carrillo is a teacher and freelance writer from San Diego, California. Dominic has taught a variety of levels between 4th grade and college courses. He began creative writing during graduate school at UCLA. His stories have been published in the San Diego Reader and other online magazines. TO BE FRANK DIEGO is his debut novel. It follows protagonist Frank Diego on a tragicomic daylong journey through San Diego. AMERICANO ABROAD is Carrillo's impractical travel memoir filled with humorous stories from Europe to Africa. THE IMPROBABLE RISE OF PACO JONES is the author's debut YA novel about a biracial 8th grade boy who's dealing with an impossible crush, racial identity, and a host of other teen issues. Carrillo is currently working on his next novel and teaching in Eastern Europe.