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JJ D'Onofrio, Signs of Life

Creative Nonfiction


Jan Zlotnik Schmidt
"A Mourning Story: Seed Pearls and Tears"

Jan Zlotnik Schmidt is a SUNY distinguished professor of English at SUNY New Paltz where she teaches composition, creative writing, American and women’s literature, creative nonfiction, memoir, and Holocaust literature courses. Her work has been published in many journals, including Cream City Review, Kansas Quarterly, Alaska Quarterly Review, Home Planet News, Phoebe, Black Buzzard Review, and others. Jan has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has had two volumes of poetry published by Edwin Mellen Press (We Speak in Tongues, 1991; She Had This Memory, 2000). Recently, her chapbooks, The Earth Was Still and Hieroglyphs of Father-Daughter Time, were published by Finishing Line Press and Word Temple Press, respectively.

W/ Ruth F. Hunt

Ruth F. Hunt has an insightful conversation with poet and mental health advocate Jacquese Armstrong about her upcoming GFT Press chapbook, dance of the shadows, her work with NAMI—AACT-NOW and The Onset Program—her mental health journey, and how her own hurdles, recovery, and heritage are at the core of her creative work.