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Award winning, Puerto Rican-born novelist, Eleanor Parker Sapia, was raised in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Eleanor’s career paths as an artist, counselor, alternative health practitioner, Spanish language family support worker and refugee case worker, continue to inspire her stories.



Eleanor Parker Sapia is the author of the award-winning historical novel, A DECENT WOMAN, published by Sixth Street River Press. Her debut book, which garnered an Honorable Mention in Historical Fiction, English, at the 2016 International Latino Book Awards with Latino Literacy Now, was Book of the Month with Las Comadres and Friends National Latino Book Club in 2015. Eleanor is proud to be featured in the award-winning anthology, Latino Authors and Their Muses, edited by Mayra Calvani. Well-traveled Eleanor is a writer, artist, photographer, and blogger who is never without a pen and a notebook, her passport and a camera. http://amzn.to/1X0qFvK

Please visit Eleanor at her writing blog, The Writing Life


Eleanor is a proud member of Las Comadres Para Las Americas, PEN America, The National Association of Professional Women, and the Historical Novel Society. She is a contributing writer at Organic Coffee, Haphazardly Literary Society. When not writing, Eleanor loves facilitating creativity groups, reading, gardening, and tells herself she is making plans to walk El Camino de Santiago de Compostela a second time. She adores her two adult children and currently lives in West Virginia, where she is writing her second novel, ‘The Laments of Sister Maria Inmaculada’ and the sequel to ‘A Decent Woman’ called ‘Mistress of Coffee’.



Eleanor writes at The Writing Life blog where she offers author interviews, book reviews on occasion, and shares snippets of her creative journey.

Her areas of interest are – writing fiction, blogging, painting, poetry, ancient history, mythology, archetypes, Puerto Rican culture and history, literacy, immigration, women’s issues, the Latino community, social media, social media marketing, spirituality, gardening, parenting and raising children abroad, facilitating creativity groups, coaching writers, wellness, health, exotic and local travel, reading, writing, meditation, alternative medicine and holistic methods and modalities.

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