Faye Rapoport DesPres earned her M.F.A. from the Solstice Creative Writing Program at Pine Manor College. Her creativenonfiction, fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews have appeared in a number of literary journals and magazines, including Ascent, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Eleven Eleven, Hamilton Stone Review, Platte Valley Review, Prime Number Magazine,Superstition Review, In the Arts, Fourth Genre, and the Writer’s Chronicle. Her debut book, MESSAGE FROM A BLUE JAY (Buddhapuss Ink, May 14, 2014) examines a modern life marked by a passion for the natural world, unexpected love, shocking loss, and the author's search--from an encounter with an astonishing Blue Jay to the Tower of London and the streets of Jerusalem--for a place to call home. Faye's website can be found here.
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