Stay Amazed

In 2013, one year after the death of her husband, poet Morton Felix, acclaimed ceramic artist Susan Felix, Berkeley’s Arts Ambassador, asked friends in her far-flung art and literary circles to writ...

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World of Whimsical Awe

Tony R. Rodriguez featured The Stair in the Wall in his literary blog in the SF Examiner.com.  Find out who Professor Fiddlefuss and other characters really are! http://www.examiner.com/article/clair...

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My Literary Heroes

Check out this interview of me on AwesomeGang.com, in which I discuss my children’s book The Stair in the Wall as well as Edenvale (the literary novel I am working on now), my writing process, m...

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Heroines of Dreams and Life

Along with two other thoughtful interviews in the on-line journal Stone Highway Review.com, my views on the importance of women asserting primacy in their psychic lives are featured.  The Review note...

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Dreams and Writing

Below is a link to an interview on ABCs Plus, with some insights into my writing process, especially as related to my children’s book The Stair in the Wall, available on Amazon Kindle, with a pr...

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City of Black

Check out my poem published in the Fall 2013 edition of Poetry Bay.com. http://www.poetrybay.com/fall13/ClaireOrtalda.html It begins: Last night  we drove through the red ribs of Jonah’s whale...

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Free Kindle Book

My children’s novel The Stair in the Wall is free on Amazon Kindle! For 5 days, December 5th through 9th. What Reviewers Are Saying about The Stair in the Wall: This story beautifully portrays l...

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The Stair in the Wall

I recently published my children’s novel on Kindle.  Please check it out and reviews are welcome.  Here’s the link with the description below. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_sabc?url=...

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Women Write Resistance

My poem, “The Nightmare’s Hand” was published in the book, Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence, edited by Laura Madeline Wiseman, Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013. www.hyac...

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