Lorisa Wiedenheft

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Lorisa grew up in WV, the heart of the Appalachian mountains. With a B.A. in Special Education and an M.Ed. Reading Specialist degree, her background is in working with children and adults with developmental disabilities. When she became a mother, she decided to leave that career for awhile. In the interim, she realized her true dream was to be a writer and author. She began sorting through and compiling poems she’d written over the years. Love Complications, her first book, was born out of those efforts. A year later, she self-published Reflections which showcases poetry about her family, childhood, Appalachia, relationships, and life in general. Lorisa lives in Wauwatosa, WI. She enjoys music, books, art, long walks, and any chance to be near water. She loves spending time with her family and exploring the local area.

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