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KIRKUS REVIEWS Gives Alone In A crowded Room An Adoption Story a Star
BIERKAN is an American who grew up in Zürich, Switzerland and London, England. She sat her Ordinary and Advanced Level exams administered by the University of London in ’68 and ‘70. Bierkan attended Skidmore College and graduated Goucher College earning a BA in English Literature with a minor in Semantics. She worked toward a Master's degree at Fairfield University in Psychology. Bierkan’s debut novel, ALONE IN A CROWDED ROOM - AN ADOPTION STORY, published in 2017, received a Kirkus Star and was named Kirkus Best Book 2018. Presently, FREE TO BREATHE is about to be published and she is researching her third book, working title IN SPITE OF IT ALL about love lost then found set against the backdrop of the Allies’ discovery of Nazi Propaganda Art in 1945. Fluent in French and German, Bierkan loves to read, people watch and travel. She and Kurt, her best friend-husband-Naval Aviator-vet-airline-pilot-gentleman-tree-farmer, live at 8200’ in the Colorado Rockies with their dog, Oliver.
"Honest hearts produce honest actions."
MEET THE FAMILY
Thomas Sowell, born June 30, 1930, is an American economist and social theorist who is currently a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He was born in…
February 8, 2019
My friends mean the world to me. They bring joy, honesty, companionship, and loyalty. What more can a girl ask for?You know who you are, so thank you!
September 22, 2018
* In this self-assured first novel, Bierkan is a powerfully evocative writer and the way she depicts the bond between mother and unborn child is uncanny...Kirkus Reviews (starred…
October 20, 2018
To quote Michael Ketterer of America’s Got Talent fame, “When you’re surviving, you can’t dream.” And I will add if you don’t dream, you will neither realize your potential nor…
September 1, 2018
HOW TO COPE WITH FEELINGS— Your Own, or Another’sBy Dr. Michael HurdFeelings don’t last. Feelings always leave. And that’s a good thing. That’s how you cope with feelings — your…
September 8, 2018
On the very day when a child, destined for adoption is born, a heartbreaking trauma occurs. Until recently, this is an upheaval professionals in the field of adoption have never…
September 1, 2018
These are collections written and published by my fellow students and me. Teacher Carolyn Campbell, renowned poet, novelist, playwright, and composer has encouraged us to write about our pasts. She is a six-time winner of the Colorado Author's League for play, books of poetry and novel; the Colorado Book Award for Tattooed Woman; and her novel, Fireweed, was a finalist for the Willa Award. I owe so much to this remarkable woman.
MEMOIRS BY EVERGREEN WRITERS
"Memoir represents a slice of life in which authors reflect upon intimate issues, family stories, specific events or personal relationships. It is a glimpse of the past, vividly recreated through creative writing. As friends and family come and go, it is vital to record our point in time."
POETRY BY EVERGREEN POETS
"Poetry is a way of life, a way of looking at the world in new ways, of expressing oneself, of bringing into view thoughts and feelings which run through the veins of humanity. Poetry is passion, a new awareness, an awakening.