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SuperStar "SuperStar" Reviewer: Linda Wisniewski

       
Linda Wisniewski     I share an empty nest with my retired scientist husband in Bucks County, PA. As a long time member of Story Circle Network, I have benefited greatly over the years. I've facilitated an e-circle, written book reviews, and was one of the editors of the Kitchen Table Stories anthology. I have taken online classes, served on the board, was a contributing editor of Story Circle Journal, and have been one of the judges for the annual memoir contest.

I write feature stories and collaborate on a mental health column for the Bucks County Herald and write a column on local women writers for the Bucks County Women's Journal. I also teach memoir workshops throughout the Philadelphia area. My work has appeared in publications as diverse as the Christian Science Monitor, the Philadelphia Inquirer, gravel, Massage, and The Quilter. My memoir, Off Kilter: A Woman's Journey to Peace with Scoliosis, Her Mother, and Her Polish Heritage was published in 2008 by Pearlsong Press. You can read about it here. My as yet unpublished novel, Where the Stork Flies, is a finalist for the 2015 Eludia Award. If you'd like to know more about me and read my blog, please visit my website.

  1. Abercrombie, Barbara. A Year of Writing Dangerously: 365 Days of Inspiration & Encouragement

  2. Albert, Susan Wittig, Susan Hanson, Jan Epton Seale, Paula Stallings Yost, editors. What Wildness is This: Women Write About the Southwest

  3. Ashcraft, Tami Oldham with Susea McGearhart. Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea

  4. Ballard, Pat. Nobody's Perfect

  5. Cariou, Heather Summerhayes. Sixtyfive Roses

  6. Carr, Pat. If We Must Die: A Novel of Tulsa's 1921 Greenwood Riot

  7. Clayton, Meg Waite. The Race for Paris

  8. Daniell, Rosemary. The Woman Who Spilled Words All Over Herself: Writing and living the Zona Rosa way

  9. Duerk, Judith. Circle of Stones, Vols. 1 & 2

  10. Ferreiro-Esteban, Carmen. Two Moon Princess

  11. Frankel, Ellen. Beyond Measure: A Memoir About Short Stature and Inner Growth

  12. Fuentes, Sonia Pressman. Eat First—You Don't Know What They'll Give You

  13. Funderburg, Lise. Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home

  14. Hamilton, Gabrielle. Blood, Bones & Butter

  15. Hand, Maureen. Write the Snapshots of Life

  16. Keuning-Tichelaar, An and Lynn Kaplanian-Buller. Passing on the Comfort: The War, the Quilts, and the Women Who Made a Difference

  17. Lamba, Marie. What I Meant

  18. Mukherjee, Bharati. Desirable Daughters

  19. Murdock, Maureen. The Heroine's Journey: Woman's Quest for Wholeness

  20. Murdock, Maureen. Unreliable Truth: On Memoir and Memory

  21. Nelson, Martha. Black Chokeberry

  22. O'Donohue, Clare. The Lovers' Knot

  23. Paretsky, Sara. Writing in an Age of Silence

  24. Pearson, Allison. I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother

  25. Saracino, Mary. The Singing of Swans

  26. Schenone, Laura. The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken: A Search for Food and Family

  27. Shapiro, Dani. Devotion

  28. Shea, Suzanne Strempek. Shelf Life: Romance, Mystery, Drama and Other Page-Turning Adventures From a Year in a Bookstore

  29. Silverman, Sue William. Fearless Confessions: A Writer's Guide to Memoir

  30. Silverman, Sue. interview

  31. Thomas, Abigail. Thinking About Memoir: Through the Side Door

  32. Tiberghien, Susan M. Circling to the Center: One Woman's Encounter with Silent Prayer

  33. Tirabassi, Becky. Keep the Change: Breaking Through to Permanent Transformation

  34. Weiser, Christine. Broad Street

  35. Williams, Anne Richardson & Lorraine Mafi-Williams. Unconventional Means: The Dream Down Under

       

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