A DANCER’S GUIDE TO AFRICA is born!

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 more

A Ballet Dancer’s Guide to Africa

  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 more

Introducing OUTSIDE THE LIMELIGHT

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 more

10 ballet novels [for adults] you’ll love

Interested in my dance-related fiction?  Through the month of April, enjoy my latest, Ballet Orphans, a prequel to the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, for only 99 cents! Check out Off Balance and Outside the Limelight (Books 1 and 2 of the series) as well. My third novel, A Dancer’s Guide to Africa  is connected Ballet Orphans in … Read more

Learning to fall: in dance and beyond

My friend Anne Clermont’s debut novel, Learning to Fall, is coming out the first week of August. Set in the equestrian world of competitive show jumping, it chronicles one young woman’s search for healing, hope, and what it means to love. About two weeks ago I went to check on Amazon to see if it was available for … Read more