Maryanne Raphael's Writings
The Book that inspired me to write was Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer. Although I was disturbed by Miller’s male-chauvinist statements, his passionate love of life and writing filled me with a deep desire to write. In the introduction to this book, Poet Karl Shapiro calls Miller “The greatest living Author.” Much of Miller’s work was banned because he...
When a publisher with limited funds wanted to publish Mother Teresa, Called to Love, I did a prepublication book tour. With flyers describing the book, I went to churches and bookstores in Ohio , Hawaii , New York and California , places I have lived and still have many friends. I talked about...
When I was five years old I created a story that my grandfather typed and mailed to St Anthony Messenger. The magazine promptly gave me my first rejection slip. I continued writing all my life. Was editor of the literary magazine at Ohio University. Won a...