Born in Connecticut and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Cindy Eastman holds a Master’s degree in Education. She has taught writing classes to students between the ages of 5 and 85 and is the creator of the “Day of Her Own” women’s writing retreat. Cindy also works with families going through divorce as a supervised visit facilitator. Her first book, a collection of essays titled Flip-Flops After 50: And Other Thoughts On Aging I Remembered to Write Down, won the 2015 IBPA Ben Franklin Silver Award for Humor. She can be found in Connecticut, Maine or Italy at various times of the year and at cindyeastman.com.
Angelo Farenga is a Humanistic Psychotherapist with a private practice in Northwest Connecticut. He holds a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University, New England. His interests in Spirituality and Self Actualization are combined with training in EMDR and IMAGO Relationship Therapy to help clients discover more authentic connections and healthy adaptations to the demands of modern life and social adjustment. Angelo was born and raised in Muro Lucano, one of the many small hill towns of Basilicata, Italy. He is fluent in Italian, loves good food, a wide range of music and spends his free time creating visual art and poetry.