A native of Coshocton, Ohio, CJ Heck is a published poet, writer, blogger, and the author of three children’s books, a collection of short stories, and a book of poetry.
A former children’s columnist, CJ has been a flight attendant, co-owner of a small business, executive secretary, records clerk for the detective division of a police department, and she has sold insurance, written radio commercials and sold radio advertising.
One of six children, CJ has three daughters and eleven grandchildren and lives with her partner, Robert Cosmar, who is also an author, in the Villages, Florida. CJ is also a Vietnam War widow.
CJ is actively promoting her three children’s books through school visits, poetry workshops and other personal appearances.
For more information, interviews, excerpts from her books, or to invite her to your school or organization, please visit her website or call 352-299-5634.
Some places CJ’s work has been published:
Oxford University Press Cambridge University Press Castle Rock Research Rubicon Publishing Poetry Quarterly SRA/McGraw-Hill JFC Publishing House Grande Prairie Regional College True Poet Magazine Bluegrass Publishing TeachingPoint Dane Publishing House Your Big Backyard Magazine CTB/McGraw-Hill Steel Point Quarterly Tales ‘n Rhyme Magazine FLASH!POINT Journal Writers Digest Books Mature Living Magazine Distance Learning Purpose Magazine Design Workshop New Hampshire Magazine.
CJ’s Books for Children: Barking Spiders and Other Such Stuff Barking Spiders 2 (Sequel) Me Too! Preschool Poetry
CJ’s Books for Adults: Bits and Pieces (Short Stories) (New!) Anatomy of a Poet