Please join us in congratulating Dr. Vanda Wark, Professor School for Human Services and Education!

Paris Adrift, written by Dr. Vanda Wark, earned a 1st Place Blue Ribbon for the GOETHE Book Awards for post-1750s Historical Fiction, a Division of the 2019 Chanticleer International Book Awards!

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About Dr. Vanda Wark:

Vanda wrote her first novel in eighth grade, with encouragement from her teacher, Mr. James Evers, who said, “My children will read your words.” She went on to win an Edward Albee Fellowship among other awards for playwriting. One of her plays, VILE AFFECTIONS, was a finalist for the National Lambda Literary Award. She is currently writing a series of novels about LGBT modern history that is NOT for LGBT folks only.

Dr. Wark is a full-time professor at Metropolitan College of New York Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education. Her degrees include BA, Shepherd College, West Virginia; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University; EdM, Teachers College, Columbia University and EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University.