Welcome! I am Jeanette L. Skirvin, BSC. RDH, a two-time award-winning Finalist in Fiction- Bookvanna 2016 for my novels; FACE-Visionary and SNOW SIZZLING IN SOLEIL-Young Adult categories. Visit elementa-selection.com.
I am a Canadian citizen born in a small Alberta town, the daughter of a Swedish father and an English mother. By way of my educator-mother's wanderlust desires seeking to sate her quest for Knowledge I was raised across the provinces from Vancouver to Toronto learning of life in one-room school houses and grand city campuses one new school after another through four high schools and two universities.
Education background: Burman University in Lacombe, Alberta (bio/organic-chemistry, microbiology, genetics), Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California, USA
I have authored five published novels and two published audio CDs of me reading 'Adieu, Adios & Farewell', and 'Zapy Goes to New York!' a poem and novel written by international award-winning author, poet, and essayist Albert Russo. Also published are two translation works [German to English] by Iranian poet in exile, Sam Vaseghi -GEA-My Mirror The Earth and A BIOPSY OF LITERATURE'S DANGEROUS NATURE.
Envoi~ the literary poetry UK magazine/Cinnamon Press, published my English translation of a poem authored in German by Sam Vaseghi. Issue 171. October 2015. from his novel, A BIOPSY OF LITERATURE'S DANGEROUS NATURE.
I was invited to write the introductory essay for the launching of STARK, The Poetry Journal No 1, 2016 l"Aleph, subsequently published.
I am also admin/editor for the online page, Literary Pearls
I have produced numerous videos on YouTube -
I live by the California seaside.