Abby Wasserman is a writer, artist and editor.
Native to the San Francisco Bay region, she lived overseas from 1964 to 1972 and on the East Coast from 1972 to 1984.
Now back in her home town of Mill Valley, she edits Review, the annual magazine of the Mill Valley Historical Society*, freelances as a journalist and book editor, reviews classical music for classicalsonoma.org, exhibits her art, and teaches creative writing.* https://www.millvalleylibrary.org/explore/history_room/collections/historical_society_reviews.htm
Selections from Abby's hundreds of published articles on visual artists for The Oakland Museum of California, plus recent feature articles, personal essays, and online classical music reviews. Also: an essay on Abby's assemblage art by art historian Dr. Allison M. Moore.
Abby works in a variety of media to create artwork, including Collage, Assemblage, Watercolor & Illustration.
Abby Wasserman teaches creative writing groups in Marin County, California. Her Thursday freewriting class is a supportive and stimulating environment. During the pandemic it's being taught on Zoom through O'Hanlon Center for the Arts (www.ohanloncenter.org).
As a freelance editor, Abby has edited projects of all kinds, including letters, short stories, feature articles, non-fiction books and novels. Her most recent project is Betty Goerke's historical fiction for third graders, Adventures of Two Coast Miwok Children. A special Teacher's Edition was published by the Mill Valley Historical Society in October 2020. A children's edition as a 6 in. x 9 in. trade paperback will follow by January 2021. Edited and published projects (most of them available through amazon.com) are: A Broken Propeller: Baz Bagby and America's First Transcontinental Air Race by Betty Goerke; A Mythology for the Third Millenium: Confessions of an Alien by E.T. Marshall; Uprooted: A Memoir of a Marriage by Esti Skloot; All Passengers by Brenda Foster; Shopping Lessons and Searching for the G Spot by Peller Marion; Fragments of the Corps by John Greven, and Walking Each Other Home Again by Laurie Oman. Additional manuscripts that are nearing publication are Pursuing Beauty: My Life with William Calfee by Patricia Friend; Barefoot in Hell's Canyon by Bryan Gould; and Jude Cote's African thriller The Danger Seeker.
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