Seems there’s a perennial hunger to explore the personal lives of the globally wealthy, evidenced by the recent blockbuster success of the novel-turned-movie, Crazy Rich Asians. Even as a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, I admit it, I’m not immune. I realized how much that was the case, sixteen years ago, when I started writing The Africa … Read moreCrazy Rich Africans
Classical Girl Press is proud to announce the release of A Dancer’s Guide to Africa — recently named a quarter-finalist for the 2018 BookLife Prize! You can find it in print and electronic formats HERE or distributed through Ingram Book Company and Bookshop Santa Cruz. Want to preview the first 30 pages first? Click HERE, where you … Read moreA DANCER’S GUIDE TO AFRICA is born!
Back in the 1980’s, I was a ballet dancer who went off to Africa. I could have used a guide. But I was young and didn’t even give the concept — ballet dancer + Africa = not — much thought. For the previous five years, ballet had been my world, even as I concurrently earned my college … Read moreA Ballet Dancer’s Guide to Africa
Breaking news! Outside the Limelight has been named a Kirkus Indie Books of the Month Selection for January 2017! Classical Girl Press is proud to announce the release of Outside the Limelight, Book 2 of the Ballet Theatre Chronicles! You can find it in print and electronic formats HERE or distributed through Ingram Book Company and Bookshop … Read moreIntroducing OUTSIDE THE LIMELIGHT
Interested in my dance-related fiction? Check out Off Balance and the award-winning Outside the Limelight, Books 1 and 2 of the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, as well as my newest, A Dancer’s Guide to Africa. Just click on their titles! For a long time, “ballet fiction” meant the books that catered to young girls, slim tomes with pink, … Read more10 ballet novels [for adults] you’ll love