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I received an MFA in studio art from Southern Illinois University, and have been a professional artist and business owner since graduating. My career as an artist became challenged by Multiple Sclerosis several years ago as the disease minimized the use of my right hand. Struggling to stay creative, I trained my left-hand so I could continue to produce art; while at the same time beginning work on The Bunco Club. I’ve always loved to write so when one door closed, I jumped at the chance to open a new one. In order to hone my writing skills, I have attended several workshops at the renowned Iowa Summer Writing Festival.

I live in the Chicago suburbs with my husband, Bob, and we have one adult son.


I received some wonderful note-cards in the mail from Deb Williams, a reader and new friend. Deb and I sat near each other at a recent quilt retreat and hit it off.

Part of what makes these note-cards meaningful are the people who made them. They are hand-made by Greetings Galore and More, a transitional business program developed for students with disabilities. The business-oriented transition... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 18, 2014 16:03
Average rating: 4.15 · 20 ratings · 10 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Bunco Club
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2013
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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" I enjoyed this book, written by a high school classmate. Would like to read a sequel to see what happens to the characters next. Only negative for me was some of the language. I told the Fremont Public Library about this book and that it was writt... " Read more of this review »
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" I just finished reading "The Bunco Club. I love the way author Karen DeWitt wove the lives of eight women into such a touching story that centers around their Bunco Club. I played Bunco for many years until illness forced me to quit. I loved getti... " Read more of this review »
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