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  About Me

    MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, 
Vermont College of Fine Arts
    MFA in Painting and Printmaking, Claremont Graduate School
    BA in Liberal Arts, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1965.

    Art Department Chair, Brentwood School, and Marlborough School, Los Angeles.
        Subjects taught: Studio Art, Art History, Photography, Yearbook.
    Founder, Editor: Previews, a monthly magazine. named later
LAWest Magazine.
    Writer: Stories in Child Life Magazine, Westways Magazine, Highlights Magazine.
                Books (click on BOOKS page)
    Illustrator: Cover and spot art in 
Child Life, LA West Magazine,
         Highlights for Children.
 Books (on BOOKS page)

Picture book, June Mountain Secret, HarperCollins, named 
         Outstanding Trade Book, 1991, by the National Science Teachers Association.
     "The Secret Life of Zach Zieman" earned First Place, Short Story Competition,
         Vermont College of Fine Arts, July, 2008.
     Room to Roam, middle grade nonfiction, Work In Progress Grant, the Society of                 Children's Book Writers, 2012. 





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