CJ is a published author who lives with her partner, Robert Cosmar, also an author.  She has three daughters and eleven grandchildren.  

CJ writes poetry, fiction and nonfiction short stories, memoirs, and essays. She also maintains a website and three blogs, one dedicated to Vietnam veterans -- CJ is a Vietnam War widow.

CJ Heck's Books:

Barking Spiders (and Other Such Stuff) 2000
Barking Spiders 2 (the sequel) 2011 - [A 2011 Cybils Awards Nominee - Poetry Category]
Me Too! Preschool Poetry 2011
Bits and Pieces from a Writer's Soul
(New!) Anatomy of a Poet
(All are available at Amazon.com, Kindle, Nook, CJ's website, and in bookstores)

CJ's work has also been published by:

Oxford University Press
Cambridge University Press
Castle Rock Research
Rubicon Publishing
Poetry Quarterly
SRA/McGraw-Hill
JFC Publishing House
Grande Prairie Regional College
True Poet Magazine
Bluegrass Publishing
TeachingPoint
Dane Publishing House
Your Big Backyard Magazine
CTB/McGraw-Hill
Steel Point Quarterly
Tales 'n Rhyme Magazine
FLASH!POINT Journal
Writers Digest Books
Mature Living Magazine
Distance Learning
Purpose Magazine
Design Workshop
Little, Brown and Company
St. Anthony Messenger Press
New Hampshire Magazine.

For poetry workshops, school visits, interviews, availability, fees & references, please visit her website.

Where To Find CJ:

http://www.barkingspiderspoetry.com
http://memoirsfromnam.blogspot.com
http://cjswriterthoughts.blogspot.com
http://knowingwhispers.blogspot.com
http://www.youtube.com/user/cjheck1949/videos
http://www.facebook.com/cj.heck1
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Barking-Spiders-Poetry-for-Children/124310440912427
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/cj-heck/17/312/b76
http://www.authorsden.com/visit/author.asp?id=6604
http://twitter.com/CJHeck60
http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=CJ_Heck
http://booktown.ning.com/profile/CJHeck
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5308345.C_J_Heck
http://booklovershaven.ning.com/profile/CJHeck
http://www.jacketflap.com
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