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Paula Peterson

Born:
Pen Name: Paula W. Peterson

Connection to Illinois: Paula lived in Chicago.

Biography: Paula Peterson graduated from Brandeis University and from the University of Michigan with an M.A. in English Literature. Her short fiction has appeared in The Iowa Review, Nimrod, Carolina Quarterly, The Greensboro Review, and other journals, and both her stories and essays have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. Her book, ''Penitent with Roses'', a memoir of her life as an HIV-positive mother, continues to explore the ramifications of AIDS. It is a collection of essays by a white, middle-class, heterosexual Jewish mother describes the birth of her son, her diagnosis with AIDS when he was eleven-months-old, and her experiences as an AIDS activist and hotline volunteer.Peterson currently lives and writes in San Francisco, where she is involved in HIV/AIDS advocacy work.


Awards:
    '''''Penitent, with Roses

Website: http://www.marsh-agency.co.uk/authors/?id=1521
Paula Peterson on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=paula++peterson


Selected Titles

Penitent, with roses :
ISBN: 1584651288 OCLC: 46856339

University Press of New England, Hanover : ©2001.

A collection of essays by a white, middle-class, heterosexual Jewish mother describes the birth of her son, her diagnosis with AIDS when he was eleven-months-old, and her experiences as an AIDS activist and hotline volunteer.

Women in the grove
ISBN: 0807083852 OCLC: 149246642

Beacon Press 2004

 

 

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