Jay Hoyland is the pen name for physician writer James G. Hall, MD. A retired psychiatrist, he published his memoir of a tour of duty in the Medical Corps of ... Read full author bio >
"The narrative alternates between the journal and correlating historical information...An officer caring for soldiers in the field distinguishes this Vietnam account, and the fierce war setting will leave history enthusiasts content."
Rob Dinsmoor has distinguished himself in fiction, nonfiction, and screenwriting. He is the award-winning writer of hundreds of articles on health and medical topics in publications that include Harvard Health ... Read full author bio >
"Dinsmoor has sketched out impressive impressionistic testimony to 1980s creative and partying spirit as well as its sober aftermath."
Lucienne Carasso grew up in Alexandria, Egypt in the nineteen-fifties. After living in Italy and immigrating to the United States, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in her junior ... Read full author bio >
"Well-drawn portraits of a childhood from a lost world, the sorrows of exile and the resilience of a people."
Chanel Brenner is the author of Vanilla Milk: a memoir told in poems, (Silver Birch Press, 2014). Her poems have appeared in Poet Lore, Rattle, Cultural Weekly, The Coachella Review ... Read full author bio >
"Through poems and vignettes, Brenner’s moving debut memoir commemorates her son’s death. Brenner began writing poetry in earnest the night 6-year-old Riley died of an arteriovenous malformation brain hemorrhage...These free verse selections, mostly written in complete sentences, rely on alliteration, assonance and striking imagery rather than straight rhyming for impact. Perspective morphs subtly, starting in the third person and moving into a more intimate first-person present, with occasional outbursts of second-person address to Riley...A noteworthy exploration of a parent's grief."
Author Barry Damsky’s saga—of an adventurous soul who started small, worked hard, got some breaks, rose to heights, took numerous falls, and started again down different paths, is ... Read full author bio >
"...a tone similar to those of the late Andy Rooney or Charles Kuralt...An often uplifting collection about life's joys, wonders and quirks, shared by a writer who experienced them all."
For twenty years, John Morton has ghost-written for the CEOs of some of the world's highest-profile companies. From 1995 to 2013, through a period of unprecedented tumult (multiple plane ... Read full author bio >
Juggle and Hide is a memoir and my first published book. One of thee most important issues for me was to use an image of Charles Pfahl's painting -- a ... Read full author bio >
"She tells her story with novelistic detail and nuance in a raptly observant prose that’s matter-of-fact but infused with mordant wit and occasional flights of hallucinatory fancy. The result is a gripping read that spins painful experiences into deeply satisfying literature."
When I learned how to print my name, I knew I wanted to be a writer. I wrote my first book at age 5: it was 50 pages on brightly ... Read full author bio >
"[I]n Vaughan’s eyes, Niecy was a hero—a kindhearted, wide-eyed dreamer who changed the lives of everyone she met. Although mothers aren’t typically the most reliable narrators, Vaughan’s homespun tales of Niecy the Famous Kid—the nickname that a giggling Niecy dreamed up for herself while collecting shells with her mom on the beach—are stirring, tender and overflowing with love. An emotional tribute to an extraordinary 17-year-old girl through the eyes of her biggest fan: her mom."
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