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C.J. Verburg

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San Francisco writer CJ Verburg is an award-winning playwright, theater director, and author of best-selling books, including the international literature collections Ourselves Among Others and Making Contact. Carol started her literary career before age one, telling stories to a rapt audience of stuffed animals. In her early teens she wrote her first novel and won her first playwriting award. At Mount Holyoke College she wrote the book and lyrics for the first rock musical, We Could Save the World, produced as the annual Junior Show. After graduation she worked as a cocktail waitress, newspaper proofreader, part-time boat-builder, and then an in-house and freelance trade and textbook editor in Boston and San Francisco. Her mystery Silent N ...more

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