Rag Dolls and Rage is Sheila's coming-of-age journey through fear, brokenness and self-hatred, towards peace, forgiveness and love. It's the story of a woman who travelled the world seeking risky adventure to escape her past, before finally revisiting the painful memories buried deep inside her.
This is is a powerful and uplifting memoir of hope, healing and resilience.
Sheila E. Tucker is a writer, poet, graphic designer and painter. Her work has been published in anthologies, magazines, newspapers and e-zines. She recently served as editor-in-chief for an Ontario anthology of prose, visual art and poetry, and founded and hosts Poetry&Prose, a monthly literary salon in Oakville.
Sheila studied English literature at the University of Toronto, and is a member of The Writers' Union of Canada (TWUC) and The Ontario Poetry Society (TOPS). She is also in the Heliconian Club for Women in the Arts and Letters, where she is active in selection committees, book projects and author events.
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