About the Author
Miriam Hurdle grew up in Hong Kong where she finished college and worked for several years before coming to the United States. While in Hong Kong, she taught Chinese as a Second Language in Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was also the Director of Children’s Department for Asian Outreach where she published four Children’s books.
Miriam came to the United States for her graduate studies and received three master’s degrees in Education, Counseling, and School Administration, and earned the Doctor of Education from La Verne University in California. She was a counselor for two years, then went into education. After teaching in California public school for fifteen years, she was promoted to a school district administrative position which kept her busy for ten years before retirement. The retirement made life easier since she survived a stage IV melanoma cancer.
In her retired life, Miriam enjoys volunteer counseling, reading, writing, blogging, singing, drawing, watercolor painting, gardening, photographing, and traveling. She is married to Lynton Hurdle, has one married daughter, and one granddaughter who turns one-year-old on September 28, 2018
Miriam loves writing poetry. Some of her poems have appeared in four anthologies: Letter to Gaia, Whispers & Echoes Issue 2, Whispers & Echoes Issue 3, and Outcast & More Words.
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