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A unique portrait of a time and place populated by fearless people, this reimagination of an uncommon woman is powerful. Elizabeth McCourt Tabor was a nineteenth-century legend who married a silver magnate and gained notoriety for her spectacular...
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An opera about my novel's main character, Baby Doe Tabor!
I write from the swing on the small front porch of my quaint house with a white picket fence. The view is of an old mining town. My dog, Charlie, lies sp...
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The current issue of @BLReview includes a review I wrote of The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life. http://blr.med.nyu.edu/. 
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Looking forward to teaching two classes for +The Writers Circle  at their new location in Morristown, beginning April 20. http://www.writerscircleworkshops.com/cmp/workshops.html
Unique writing workshops for children and adults.
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Looking forward to Girl Talk, an annual poetry reading created and hosted by #Diane Lockward. http://buff.ly/1Uuquqd
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Join me for a brand new course to write your first novel! Offered by #AWAI online:  http://buff.ly/1QDAojj
81% of Americans want to write a book — but not everyone is “qualified.” Take this test to find out if you’re in the top tier of future writers and get on the fast track to making that dream a reality …
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Learn about my new #book The Silver Baron's Wife http://donnabaierstein.com/books/the-silver-barons-wife/overview/
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We have a guest blogger this month, Donna Baier Stein. Welcome, Donna! Thanks for taking time to visit us here at HHHistory.com. "A Woman Who Refused to Be Made a Fool by Any Man, a Slave by Any Rule, or a Pauper by Any...
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How to Be a Writer - Ruminate Magazine
http://www.ruminatemagazine.com/2016/05/how-to-be-a-writer/
A friend working on her MFA graduating lecture, on the topic of writing community, asked me about my community and...Read More »
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SYMPATHETIC PEOPLE is the best story collection
I've read in I don't know how long--Stephen Dixon.

One of my wonderful professors at Johns Hopkins, Stephen Dixon, sent this note that makes me very happy:

Dear Donna, I knew you were a good writer but I didn't know you were this good.Everything you do works. Your writing is clear, intelligent, funny and touching, and a whole lot more.Your stories, complex as the situations are, were a breeze to read.  That isn't easy for the writer to pull off, but you do.
The Kenny Rodgers story is amazing. All that you do in it in so short a space.You have a special talent--very special.
One final word: you're a terrific writer with a unique style and 
a fresh voice and fresh things to say.
Very best to you always...Stephen
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One Week to Start Summer Writing!
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DONNA BAIER STEIN is the author of Sympathetic People (Iowa Finalist Award Winner and 2015 IndieBook Awards Finalist) and Sometimes You Sense the Difference. An earlier version of The Silver Baron’s Wife won the PEN/New England Discovery Award. Her work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Confrontation, and many other journals and has earned three Pushcart nominations. She has received a Bread Loaf Scholarship, Johns Hopkins University MFA Fellowship, and more. Donna publishes Tiferet Journal (www.tiferetjournal.com), a multifaith literary magazine. She was also a freelance copywriter for many years, writing for environmental groups and publishers. www.donnabaierstein.com

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    2016
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Kansas
  • Bryn Mawr College
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Writer & Publisher
Skills
Fiction, Poetry, Copywriting, Publishing
Employment
  • Donna Baier Stein
    Writer & Publisher, 1980 - present
    Novelist, short story writer, and poet. Founder and Publisher of Tiferet Journal (2004-current)
  • Donna Baier Stein
    Freelance Copywriter, 1980 - 2014
    Freelance direct marketing copywriter. Clients included World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, Smithsonian, Time-Life, Sierra Club, National Parks and Conservation Association, AARP, National Geographic, and many others. Created and gave seminars on copywriting for the Direct Marketing Association. Published two nonfiction books on copywriting - with McGraw-Hill and Cengage.
  • Times Mirror Magazines
    Junior Copywriter, 1977 - 1980
    Wrote for the Popular Science, Outdoor Life, and Women's How To Book Clubs.
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Female