״Finding Joy in Alzheimer's"
Miriam Green is the author of The Lost Kitchen: Reflections and Recipes from an Alzheimer’s Caregiver which will be published by Black Opal Books in 2019. She writes a weekly blog that is posted on her website featuring anecdotes about her mother’s Alzheimer’s and related recipes. Her blog has also appeared on the Alzheimer’s Association website. Her poetry has been published in several journals, including Poet Lore, The Prose Poem Project, Ilanot Review, The Barefoot Review, Red Wolf Press, and Poetica Magazine.
Miriam holds an MA in Creative Writing from Bar Ilan University, and a BA from Oberlin College. She is the mother of three sabras and a grandmother of one. A 28-year resident of Beer Sheva, Israel, Miriam lives with her loving husband, Jeff, Zipper the cat, and a snake named Popcorn. When she’s not writing, Miriam works as a Counselor for new immigrants to Israel at AACI (Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel), a position she has held for the last 15 years. She was recently honored by AACI for her dedicated service to the organization.