Linda C. Wisniewski writes about life and the connections we make by giving each other the space and time to be heard.
Teacher of memoir workshops at the historic Pearl Buck House in Dublin, PA.
Author of the memoir, Off Kilter: A Woman’s Journey to Peace With Scoliosis, Her Mother and Her Polish Heritage, published by Pearlsong Press.
Is it ever too late to change your life? In this heartfelt memoir, a middle aged woman recalls a troubled childhood, releases her mother’s pain and rejects a life of suffering to finally create her own happiness.
“I stood as tall as I could, but by the time I was in eighth grade, my back was visibly curved. I felt inadequate and even guilty. I thought, surely, if I tried hard enough, I’d be able to stand up straight. “
– excerpt from Off Kilter
Linda’s forthcoming novel, Where the Stork Flies, was a finalist for the Eludia Award.
Linda’s essay, “Thirty-Two Words for Peace,” won first prize in the 2018 Susan Wittig Albert Life-writing Competition sponsored by Story Circle Network.
Her essay, “Late Blessing,” was a finalist for the Ruminate Magazine Spiritual Nonfiction Award