Barbara Arena

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Barbara Arena

I am a writer of fiction--creative writing looking for a home. I like short stories, poems, plays, vignettes etc. I would like to share them with others.; Is a there a forum for recreational creative writers I hold a B. A. in English and Philosophy and an M. A. in English. Among my publications are translations from Old English Poetry and criticism on Hemingway. I have taught in college and high school.

Stories by Barbara Arena

Whitney Houston’s beautiful funeral brought to my mind pictures of my childhood of the Old South. How did it all begin? The days Jim Crow sat...
A tasty twist on the classic comfort food.
The beginning of summer is a great time for strawberry desserts. This little recipe is short and semi-homemade, uses very few ingredients, and is...
Apple crisp is as American as mother’s apple pie. It just has a little twist. The flavor is a blending of apples, sweets, and spices. The...
My great grandmother, a Scotch mother of seven very active children, had a scrumptuous recipe for baked custard pudding. It was passed on to my...