Hollye Dexter is author of the memoir Only Good Things and co-editor of the upcoming anthology The Shame Prom (Seal Press). Her stories have been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul- Answered Prayers, and Character Consciousness as well as online at Fem2pt0, The Next Family, The Shape of A Mother, BackPage Magazine. She writes regularly for iPinion Syndicate and AOL Patch News.
Hollye is a singer/songwriter with four albums out, and founded two nonprofit organizations, running arts programs for teenagers in the foster care system. In 2007 she received the Agape Spirit award from Dr. Michael Beckwith (from The Secret) for her work with at-risk youth. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. You can find her blogging away at www.hollyedexter.blogspot.com
I've studied privately with Joyce Maynard, Hope Edelman, Amy Friedman, Bernard Selling and love every one of them (and all their books) to pieces.
(with Amy Ferris) The Shame Prom, an anthology. (SEAL Press, 2012) Twenty-five women writers go from Shameful to SHAMELESS.
Only Good Things - a Memoir
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Seal Press, A Member of Perseus Books, LLC
Getting absolutely lost in great music or an amazing book, hiking, travelling off the beaten path and getting to know the locals, hugging animals, yoga, indulging in great wine and rich food, salsa dancing even though I'm not very good at it.
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