Writer, author, memoir teacher. I write about the connections we find by giving each other the time and space to be heard.

What Readers are Saying About 

Off Kilter:
A Woman’s Journey to Peace with Scoliosis, Her Mother, & Her Polish Heritage
Pearlsong Press, 2008

“… energetic, courageous, thoughtful book about the ways we can be thrown off balance by life’s many challenges.”

“I enjoyed the emotional ride. I cried, cheered her on, and was inspired by her ability to find her own path.”

“…a heartfelt journey from despair to empowerment and hope.”

“Among the broad spectrum of memoirs about America’s immigrant experience, Off Kilter has earned its rightful place.”

“I am reading it a second time, and then will pass it on to my three daughters.”