About Me

About the Author:

I am a Covington, Louisiana Poet, Author, Mask Maker. I also teach classes in Altered Books, Journaling, and Family Heritage Scrap-booking Instructor. I have a B.A. in Mass Communications with specialty in public relations from Nicholls State University, Class of 2000. My favorite things are comic books, hats, fresh notebooks, and books filled with new words. I love shiny red apples that crack smartly as you bite into them. The most challenging thing I have attempted is trying to teach myself how to  read and write in Spanish, by reading the Spanish edition of Twilight.

Employed as Department Manager at Barnes and Noble for nine years and craft instructor at all the St. Tammany Libraries. A working member of the Northshore Literary Society and a book reviewer with an online blog Anna Marie’s Corner; Former Editor of Blood Orange Zine. I help organized functions for the Jane Austen Literary Society of Mandeville, Louisiana, Poet’s Alive in Covington, Louisiana, Women’s Book Salons and various writer’s groups. Especially love working and helping establishing book fairs for children at all the Mandeville and Covington, Louisiana area schools. A member of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Awards and Accolades:

Novellas: Mrs. Baker’s Ghost – Short List Finalist Pirate’s Alley William Faulkner Wisdom Writing Competition

Novel: Jayi’s Tales future ebook on Smashwords

Poems:

Symbols Repeat – April 26, 2010

Godmother – Goblin Fruit – 2009 Dwarf Stars Poetry Award and Science Fiction Poetry Association Best Poem under ten lines 2008

Fizzy – 2008 Live Journal

Millie – 2008 Live Journal

Hansel and Gretel – 2007 Blood Orange Zine

A Fairy Tale – 2000 Mosaic, Nicholls State University Literary Journal and Fictional Musings

and even more Poems published singularly

Art: Sleeping Beauty’s Dream – 2000 appears in Enchanted Conversations

Mask: The Storyteller – 2003 St.Tammany Art Association  Trading Faces Art Exhibit

The Green – June 2005 Behind the Mask, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Harlequin – January 2006 Face the Nation IV: A National Juried Mask Exhibition U.C.Davis Designed Museum

 

 

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4 Responses

  1. That is so cool that you are doing something you love so much. Let me know when the new mask is done. I really want to see it.

    Sheryl

  2. Hi ANna Marie–I love your site! U seem so organized for thew new year…and have inspired me to update mine…who knows u are julie :>) see u soon toni

  3. Hi Anna Marie I am so sorry to hear about your illness.
    Vicki and I are pulling and praying for you.
    I am sorry I did not know you did all this, it is fantastic.
    You have really made a differance in this world.
    Love John & Vicki

  4. Hi! AnnaMarie
    Love this site, glad your Mom sent it to me. Keep up all the good work you do.
    My family and friends are praying for you.

    Love, Mary Ann

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