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Rita Gardner

Rita M. Gardner grew up as an expatriate in the Dominican Republic during a repressive dictatorship. Her memoir of that experience, The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean, has won two national awards. She is a contributor to The Magic of Memoir, a collection of inspirational stories for memoir writers (coming in fall 2016 from She Writes Press.) She is a member of Wanderland Writers, and will also be featured in a forthcoming travel anthology about the Andalusia region of Spain.