I write fiction, memoir, and plays. My novel, Exuberance Is Beauty was selected as a Featured Story on wattpad.com It has been well received by the wattpad on-line community with over 33, 000 reads. Exuberance Is Beauty is a work of literary and historical fiction. The story is set in Portland, Oregon in the 1940s. It is the first in a series of five novels chronicling one family’s broken life as the result of early violence and trauma. In addition to the five book series, I’ve also authored two more novels and a memoir. All of my writing can be found under my pen name, Rose Gluck on wattpad and Amazon. In addition to writing fiction, I am also a playwright. Two of my plays were selected for staged readings by playwriting competitions in Oregon. Love Is Enough, a full-length play was The Portland Civic Theater Guild’s 2014 Fertile Ground Festival selection. A scene from my full-length play, If There Are Any Heavens was chosen by the the Hillsboro Artist Repertory Theater’s Promising Playwright’s Competition. I have two years Stanislavski actor’s training and was the Managing Director of The Vector Theater Company in San Rafael, California. I worked as a biographer for a criminal defense attorney. In addition, I hold a masters degree in education and am a doctoral candidate in educational leadership. I teach college courses in psychology and infant mental health. I maintain a website as a portfolio of my writing, donnabarrowgreen.com.