She received a BA in Creative Writing/Poetry from the University of Iowa Writers Workshop, with a minor in Mandarin Chinese and printmaking. She spent the last 26 years as a book publisher, freelance technical writer, ghostwriter, grant writer and photographer.
Former clients include Intel Corporation, Sequent Computers, Bonneville Power Administration, hospitals, banks, political candidates and the City of Portland, Oregon. She was the co-writer and publisher of Wild Dog Literary Magazine, and editor and publisher of Talus & Scree International Literary Journal. Her newest novel, Riva Beside Me: New York City 1963-1966, is available in paperback using PayPal through this website, and as an eBook through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Apple iBookstore.
Perry is the founder of both the monthly Nye Beach Writers’ Series and Writers On The Edge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the literary arts. More than 300 literary performances and workshops have been held in Newport, Oregon since June 1997. She was awarded the Oregon Governor’s Art Award and the Stewart Holbrook Special Oregon Book Award for her outstanding contributions to Oregon’s literary life.
About SolaLuna Studios
Dancing Moon Press is proud to partner with SolaLuna Studios to bring the next generation of electronic publishing to their clients. Sarah Gayle and Wayne Plourde, the owners of SolaLuna, are both published authors and have deep experience with design and layout as well as information technologies.