Africa in Short
by Marijke Hillmann (Featured Author)
Marijke Hillmann is our first featured recurring author. She is currently writing a novel about a 40 year period she spent in Africa. We are very overjoyed to have her works on our site. Marijke’s work will be featured on our site once per month. A list of her stories can been seen below. This is Africa in Short.
She writes: “Born and bred in the Netherlands, Marijke Hillmann has lived in Zambia, Namibia and South Africa for a period of 40 years and has recently returned to Europe.
She is a translator by profession and has now turned her hand to writing short stories, as she feels that her memories of this fascinating continent are demanding to be unleashed.”
Richard Edwards has a BFA in Creative Writing and Journalism from Bowling Green State University and an M.S. in Education from the University of Akron. Managing editor of Drunk Duck, poetry editor for Prairie Margins, reporter for Miscellany, Akron Journal, Lorain Journal, and The BG News. He has also worked as a professional writer and editor in the medical publishing industry for several years. For the last 15 years Richard has also taught literature and writing at the secondary and post-secondary levels. He works much of the time with at-risk students.