Sheree La Puma

Fiction Writer

Valencia, CA 91355

Author's Bio

Sheree La Puma Watson is a writer of short fiction, poetry, historical non-fiction and memoir. She has published in most genres and has worked at the L.A. Weekly as a music editor along side Mikal Gilmore, who later became the editor of Rolling Stone. She received her MFA in critical studies/writing from The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Her latest book, a memoir, is due out at the end of next year. "NAKED WITH THE FAN RUNNING: LOVE AND LIFE WITH BOB FORREST, 1978-1982"

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Up Against the Wall Mother
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Sheree La Puma is an award-winning writer whose personal essays, fiction and poetry have appeared in or are forthcoming in O:JA&L, Burningword Literary Journal, I-70 Review, Inflectionist Review, Levee, Crack The Spine, Mad Swirl, The London Reader, Gravel, Foliate Oak, PacificReview, Westwind and Ginosko Literary Review, among others. She received an MFA in Writing from California Institute of the Arts and taught poetry to former gang members Born in Los Angeles; she now resides in Valencia, CA with her rescues, Bello cat and Jack, the dog.

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Italian American
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Born in: 
Alhambra, CA
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Huntington Beach, CA
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Last update: May 15, 2019