Queen of Legacy: Merle R. Saferstein

AUTHOR BIO: As the director of educational outreach at the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center for twenty-six years, Merle Saferstein worked closely with hundreds of Holocaust survivors helping them to pass along their Legacy of Remembrance to hundreds of thousands of students and teachers. When she retired from the Holocaust Center, she developed a course entitled Living and Leaving Your Legacy® and teaches and speaks to audiences locally, nationally, and internationally.  She trains hospice staff and volunteers showing them ways to help patients leave their legacies and works closely with the patients at the end of their lives doing sacred … Continue reading Queen of Legacy: Merle R. Saferstein

The Juggling of 2: Mother & Horror Author – Patricia Stover

AUTHOR BIO: Patricia Stover is a horror author whose works have been published in The Horror Zine, Scout Media, Cafe Macabre II, and Weirdsmith. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Stover resides in a small town near the Oklahoma/Texas border. She discovered her love of horror at a young age and was raised on campy 80s horror flicks. Her favorite type of stories are creature features. When she’s not writing, Stover is a mother to a rambunctious eight-year-old and she can often be found on the banks of Lake Texoma relaxing with a fishing pole by her side.  AUTHOR Q&A: 1.When did you first realize you wanted to … Continue reading The Juggling of 2: Mother & Horror Author – Patricia Stover

Hiker, Educator and Author, Oh my! / Jiji Talmas

AUTHOR BIO: JiJi Talmas also known as “Ms. JiJi” was born in a small town near the sea until she moved far away to a land of snow and the Rocky Mountains. Before she started writing books, JiJi got a graduate degree in Early Childhood Education. After that, just to shake things up, she achieved the award of Excellence for her contribution to public education and later on, received the Kathleen Stroud Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership in supporting families and children’s education. She loves to write books and short stories to educate and connect with children using beautiful illustration … Continue reading Hiker, Educator and Author, Oh my! / Jiji Talmas

Photographer of the Stars: Fabian Suarez

ARTIST BIO: I’m Fabian Suarez. I’m a photographer and have been taking pictures since 2010. I had a severe accident in 2015 but as soon as I could I got back on the photography horse. I’ve had work published and I got cover of an online magazine after my accident. I love documenting moments in history and meeting people. I’ve shot both film and digital and can’t tell you which I prefer. I personally don’t see myself willingly stopping my photography. ARTIST Q&A: When did you first realize you wanted to be a photographer? FS: I first realized in my … Continue reading Photographer of the Stars: Fabian Suarez

Ghastly Tales of Gaiety & Greed with E.F. Schraeder

AUTHOR BIO: E. F. Schraeder believes in ghosts, magic, and dogs, and writes poetry and fiction that’s almost always inspired by not quite real worlds. The author of Liar: Memoir of a Haunting (Omnium Gatherum, 2021) and the story collection Ghastly Tales of Gaiety and Greed (Omnium Gatherum, 2020), Schraeder is also the author of two poetry chapbooks. Recent creative work has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies. Schraeder’s nonfiction has appeared in Vastarien: A Literary Journal, Ginger Nuts of Horror, Fright Girl Summer, Radical Teacher, on the American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom blog, and elsewhere. AUTHOR Q&A: 1.  When did you first realize you wanted … Continue reading Ghastly Tales of Gaiety & Greed with E.F. Schraeder