Cindy Zelman lives near Boston and has published creative work in Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, The Whistling Fire, Feminist Studies, Sinister Wisdom, The Huffington Post, Gay E-Magazine and other journals. Her essay, “Stuck in the Middle,” about her battle with panic disorder, was a finalist for The Cobalt Review Writing Prize in creative nonfiction. The essay appears in the October 2012 print edition of Cobalt. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from The Solstice MFA program of Pine Manor College. You can find her blog, “The Early Draft,” here.
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