Lois Elaine Heckman grew up in Los Angeles, receiving a degree in Italian from UCLA. She has lived for many years in Milan, Italy, becoming a volunteer nurse and first aid instructor for the Italian Red Cross.
Her works have appeared in Boston Literary Magazine, Tilt-a-Whirl, Victorian Violet Press, Lucid Rhythms, Prole, The Sonnet Scroll at the Poetry Porch, Persimmon Tree and Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, among others. She won the 2010 New England Shakespeare Festival Rubber Ducky Sonnet Contest and placed in both the Poetry on the Lake Competition, short poem category, and in the Hungry Hill Poetry Prize, in 2012.
Paperback: 54 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/White Violet Press (March 13, 2013)