Book Publications by Members

We are pleased to provide a partial listing of book publications by our Members.  We have also tried to indicate which books are still available and where you can obtain a copy.  We hope to continually expand and promote this list as Members contact us with additional information. 

Mardelle Fortier

WHITE FIRE: for Olympic Skaters, Finishing Line Press.

Charlotte DiGregorio

Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, by Charlotte Digregorio. Published by Artful Communicators Press, 2014. To receive complete information or to purchase an autographed copy from the author, please email:

You Can Be a Columnist: Writing and Selling Your Way to Prestige, 1993

Beginners' Guide to Writing and Selling Quality Features: A Simple Course in Freelancing for Newspapers, Magazines, 1990

Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Homes: The Family's Comprehensive Guide to Either Working with the Institution or Find Care Alternatives, 2005

Your Original Personal Ad: The Complete Guide to Expressing Your Unique Sentiments to Find Your Dream Person, 1995

Mark Hudson

Road Trip, self-published. Contact the author to purchase:
Grub Street, self-published. Contact the author to purchase:


Caroline Johnson

Where the Street Ends, Jupiter Publishing. Willow Springs, IL, 60480.  2010. To request a copy of the book, contact the author, Caroline Johnson
My Mother's Artwork.  Jupiter Publishing.  Willow Springs, IL, 60480.  2011.

 Wilda Morris

Szechwan Shrimp & Fortune Cookies: Poems from a Chinese Restaurant (Rockford, IL: Rockford Writers Guild, 2008). To purchase the book, please email Wilda Morris:



Donna Pucciani
To Sip Darjeeling at Dawn, Virtual Artists Collective, Chicago 2011. (Available from the publisher, or through Abe Books,, Barnes&, and Amazon).
Chasing the Saints, Virtual Artists' Collective, 2008.(available through Powells, AbeBooks, your local independent bookseller, or Barnes & Noble
Jumping Off the Train, Orchard House Press, Washington State 2007 (Available from Amazon and
The Other Side of Thunder, Flarestack Publishing, 2006 (8 Abbot's Way, Pilton, Somerset, England BA4 4BN)

Jenene Ravesloot

Loot: Stolen Memories & Tales out of School (First Flight Books, 2008)
The Chronicles of Scarbo (Bendinger Creative Communications, First Edition 2012,    
      Second Edition, 2013)
FloatingWorlds (Bendinger Creative Communications, 2012)

Tom Roby IV

Griever’s Circuit (Fractal Edge Press, 2004)
ShapeShifter (Puddin’head Press, 2008)
Pressure Points (Bendinger Creative Communications, 2012)


Gertrude Rubin

A Beating of Wings (Deerfield, IL: Lake Shore Publishing, 1991)
The Passover Poems (Evanston, IL: Evanston Publishing, Inc., 1991)


Beth Staas

Beside the Golden Door, Qualified Press (November 28, 2012).

Curt Vevang

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The Prince and The Elf (CreatSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014)
The Prince, and the Elf Too
(CreatSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014)
a scant bagatelle
(CreatSpace Independent Publishing Platform, December 12, 2014)
the nature of things 
(CreatSpace Independent Publishing Platform, January 29, 2016)

 Updated 2/14/17