Publicity Kit

Please write to me at lacauthor@gmail.com to make arrangements for interviews. I will be happy to participate.

Images

Head Shot (please credit Olga Gunn Photography)

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Novels

The Mapmaker’s Daughter

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Finding Emilie

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Penelope’s Daughter
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The Four Seasons
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Until Our Last Breath
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Facts for Reporters

• born in Glendale, California in 1949
• grew up in Danville, California (the East Bay Area of San Francisco)
• graduated from The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, California in 1967
• graduated cum laude from the University of California at Davis in 1971, with a BA in English
• received an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago in 1972
• completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of California at Davis in 1982
• taught developmental writing at San Diego State University from 1975-1984
• served as director of OASIS, the learning center of the University of California at San Diego from 1984-1990
• went to San Diego City College, first as the Dean of Student Development, then later as a professor of English with a specialty in research writing and critical thinking
• recently retired as a professor of Humanities at San Diego City College
• began writing for publication in 1999, with a book on Kenya for Lucent Books
• is the author of 17 YA (Young Adult) books, primarily on countries and Judaica
• received a Christopher Medal for Until Our Last Breath (St. Martin’s, 2008)
• received the 2009 Theodor S. Geisel Award for Book of the Year, from the San Diego Book Awards, for The Four Seasons
• Received the 2012 Theodore S. Geisel Award for Book of the Year from the San Diego Book Awards for FINDING EMILIE

Published The Mapmaker’s Daughter (Sourcebooks) in 2014

 

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Interviews

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Webinar

Check out the Webinar I did on for The Four Seasons on The Gift Of Vivaldi: Music and the Pieta