Corie Skolnick

Communiqués From Geezerville: How To Be Ninety

(Betty White at the Time 100 gala in 2010; photo by David Shankbone; CC BY 2.0)
Corie Skolnick’s latest Communiqués From Geezerville column “How To Be Ninety” is about exactly that, how to be ninety and crushing life. Meet Aunt El.   Somehow, don’t ask me how, during my lifetime, I acquired a gang of geezer ladies who lived well into their nineties, all of whom are now up in Geezerville in the sky, ... Read the full article
Corie Skolnick

Corie Skolnick is the author of two novels, ORFAN and AMERICA’S MOST ELIGIBLE, both published by india street press the publishing subsidiary of indie record label, Mannequin Vanity Records. She is a contributor to the non-fiction anthologies, ADOPTION REUNION IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA AGE and ADOPTION THERAPY. Her essays have appeared in THE BIG SMOKE AMERICA and NAILED MAGAZINE. She writes regularly for the travel website, DESTO3.com. She is a San Diego State University/Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series selectee. Her first novel, ORFAN is in development as a feature film.

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John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, ponders recent encounters with women and his place in the community.

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