About the Author

Cornelia "Connie D." DeDona
Blurbarian Since January 2009
Name Cornelia "Connie D." DeDona
My Web Site www.corneliadedona.com
Location Kaneohe, Hawaii U.S.A.
Gender Female
My Occupation Author, Photographer, Slam Poet
My Bio Cornelia is an award winning author of five books and a Co-Editor, and Creator of one Anthology to which she has contributed her poetry and art. She is the #16 ranked Script Writer on Fan Story. com. She tied for second place in 2009 in the IBPC with her poem "Toad Festival". Her poetry and art photos have been published since 2008, in Rain Bird, an Art and Literary journal of Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii. She received Rain Bird's, Kolekolea Honorable Mention in 2010 for her poem, Writing Retreat. She is also published on www.authspot.com, www.herenow/7beats, www.postcardshorts, www.aarp.org/sixwordmemoirs, www.smithmag.net, www.bambooridge, www.hazardcat.blogspot, www.barrierislandsreview, www.islandscene.com, www.OneFortyFiction.com, Hawaii Fishing News June 2011.She subscribes to Blueline Poetry, an online poetry forum, where she has completed 26 rounds of 30 poems. She leads a poetry class-"From Bad to Verse" for Habilitat-the place of change.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
A humorous look at the serious world of addiction--Quick hide the pipe, the addicts's home!

Just Released---Fire Dance--Fine Art Photography-- a 2011 PBN Competition entry.
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
Billy Collins, Anne Lamott, Ted Kooser, W.S. Merwin, Cathy Song, Natalie Goldberg
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
Letters to a Prisoner by Connie D., received an Honorable Mention in Poetry at the 2011 New York Book Festival.
Available on Amazon: http://amzn.com/1456405365
"Letters to a Prisoner" by Connie D. deals with the ENABLER, the trauma of Crystal meth addiction and it's effects on the family. Poems and letters written from a Mom to her son in jail. A Survivor speaks out!

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