About In the Shadow of the Dragon’s Back: A Young American Girl in South Africa During the Early Years of Apartheid The book is the story of a young American girl living in South Africa during the early years of apartheid (1948-1960). One of six children of a Swedenborgian minister […]
About the Book (From the Author) I Remembered chronicles my experience—at age forty-nine—when I recalled the sexual abuse by my father as a young girl. Through my journal entries, represented here verbatim, I share my journey to heal from the aftermath of this profound awakening. My story is one of […]
About the Book Paid in Sunsets: A Park Ranger’s Story is a humorous memoir of David A. Dutton’s life as a Federal Park Ranger. Park Rangers are called upon to do many dangerous things, like rappel down cliff faces to rescue stranded climbers, or cut fire lines in advance of raging forest infernos. […]
About the Book Growing up as a missionary child in West Africa, Carol Polsgrove was raised to be American, but Yoruba voices filled her days and talking drums her nights. Lifting the veil of stereotypes about missionary life, When We Were Young in Africa offers an intimate account of coming […]
Sixty-Something and Flying Solo: A Retiree Sorts it Out in Iowa is a humorous, edgy memoir filled with serious ponderings. An Oregon transplant with no kids and no significant other, the author is someone about whom readers could say “I wouldn’t want to be in her shoes, but if she can […]
This is a link to an audio file NPR of Fern Kupfer’s interview on WOI with Charity Nebby from 23 January 2013. Fern talks about her new book Leaving Long Island…and other departures which we published in the summer of 2012.
On Thursday, 27 September 2012, Fern Kupfer read from her new memoir Leaving Long Island, published by Culicidae Press earlier this summer. Kupfer has published hundreds of articles and columns in newspapers and magazines, including Newsweek, Newsday, Cosmopolitan, The Chronicle of Higher Education and Parents Magazine. Her books include the memoir Before and After Zachariah as well as the novels No Regrets; […]
Leaving Long Island is the story of a woman whose life experience includes the loss of a child, the end of a long marriage, and the discovery of a genetic inheritance endemic to the Ashkenazi Jewish population. This is a second-half-of-life memoir without a sensational theme of surviving molestation, substance abusive […]