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Monica Nawrocki

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Ruth Ozeki, Richard Wagamese, Miriam Toews, Barbara Kingsolver

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Monica Nawrocki is the author of several books, including Thanks for Chucking That at the Wall Instead of Me, a reflection of her time spent teaching at-risk children and youths. Her works of genre-spanning fiction and nonfiction include novels and short stories, and her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies across North America and the UK.

Monica lives with her wife on Cortes Island in the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. When not writing, Monica can be found swimming in her backyard lake, walking the forest trails, or reading in her hammock. Visit her online at monicanawrocki.com.

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Mind the Gap

 
It is clear that an author’s life and work are related, but the relation is never simple: the life does not entirely explain the work, nor does the work explain the life. Octavio Paz
 
Today, I am wondering about the gap between me and my work. As I prepare to launch a new book, I am back in my most uncomfortable spot – promotion and marketing.
Now, I have never made money from writing. My goal is Read more of this blog post »
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