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Barbara Schoichet

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Barbara Schoichet has a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in England, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. She has taught Creative Writing at Stephens College, Santa Fe Community College, Denver University, and one year abroad in England.
Barbara’s memoir, Don’t Think Twice: Adventure and Healing at 100 Miles Per Hour was published September 6, 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons. Her previous publications include a nonfiction book entitled The New Single Woman: Discovering a Life of Her Own (Contemporary Books) and two children’s books for Price, Stern, Sloan’s Amazing Maze series. Her short stories have appeared in Westword, Permafrost, the Sarah Lawrence Literary Review, and MSS, a literary maga
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“I only had to drop acid once to know that Timothy Leary was right about questioning authority.

Motorcycling is like life. There's nothing solid about it. Something not even the asphalt under your tires.

Time on a motorcycle is unlike time spent anywhere else. There are moments lost in the landscape, seconds devoted solely to balance, and long stretches spent spiraling inward.”
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“I only had to drop acid once to know that Timothy Leary was right about questioning authority.

Motorcycling is like life. There's nothing solid about it. Something not even the asphalt under your tires.

Time on a motorcycle is unlike time spent anywhere else. There are moments lost in the landscape, seconds devoted solely to balance, and long stretches spent spiraling inward.”
Barbara Schoichet

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