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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Laurie B Clifford  

Pen Name: Laurie Clifford, Laurie Berry Clifford

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: 1948 in Oak Park, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Clifford was born in Oak Park. She spent most of her childhood outside the United States but lived in Chicago off and on after between 1948 and 1966. She retuned to the area in 1973 and lived in Evanston until 1979.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laurie Berry Clifford began writing for publications in 1982. She has published 40-some books, some under her own name and some for others. Her life training is that of mother, writer, publisher, certified clinical hypnotherapist, urban contemplative, non-dual teacher, speaker and retreat leader. She is owner/operator of ''Waking Dreams Retreat'' in Asheville, North Carolina.

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