This past March, my debut romance young adult novel PROM THEORY was published by Simon and Schuster. I took a leap with this book by making my main character a young woman with a little known learning disorder — NonVerbal Learning Disorder.
I used to be a priest in the Church of Poetry. I had 60-80 parishioners per semester, mostly young people with varying dedication to Poetry. Some entered the classroom having only worshipped […]
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. –Helen Keller
This week the kids went back to school after our beautifully long winter break, and I’m drowning in silence. I miss them. It’s hard, after the house has been full of joy, […]
When the last days of summer arrive, I get that back-to-school feeling. It’s the same feeling I had when I was a kid, and my mother took me and my sisters shopping […]
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers… —William Wordsworth I was listening to a […]
By Julia Connolly When I signed up for the class through the college’s lifelong learning program I didn’t realize I’d be the baby of the group. To a person, every other member […]