Vicki Forman, LM's Special Needs Mama columnist has won the 2008 Bakeless Prize in Creative Nonfiction for her memoir, "This Lovely Life." The book will be published in the summer of 2009 by Houghton Mifflin and she will be a fellow at Bread Loaf that summer as well.
Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.
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