Meet Peter Maeck, author of “Remembrance of Things Present”

By Peter Maeck The experience of writing a poem, play, or story, or creating a photograph, is like riding a train through wonderful, unexpected scenery. When I wake up in the morning I hurry to get to work because I never want to miss that train. My train derailed the morning of my father’s Alzheimer’s…

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Meet Pippa Kelly, author of “Invisible Ink”

By Pippa Kelly Before signing off the final proofs of my debut novel I read the manuscript for the first time in over a year and realised that it was not just laced, but saturated, with guilt. Invisible Ink tells the story of Max Rivers, a young London lawyer who seems to have it all:…

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Meet Sharleen Scott, author of “Tangles”

By Sharleen Scott Her name was Judy, and I married her son. She was a Depression-era child who grew up in the Pacific Northwest forests, traveling with her grandfather’s logging company. She was an outdoorswoman who loved fishing, hunting, and hosting friends and family at her Cascade mountain cabin. She married Paul at age

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Meet Arthur Levine, author of WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNING

By Arthur Levine Last night I lit a Yahrzeit candle for my father, who’s been gone for two years. And I decided, at the last second, that rather than sing a traditional prayer, I’d just sing a few lines from one of his favorite Broadway tunes. It made me smile in a moment that was…

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Meet Charles Schoenfeld, author of “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward”

By Charles Schoenfeld Few men are caregivers in the traditional sense. For most of us, I believe, it’s an uncomfortable suit we would rather not wear. Our mantra, “Let the Women Handle It,” hangs on our wall while we keep busy with lawns to mow and engines to tune.

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