CJ Heck


CJ is a published children's author who lives in Florida with her partner, Robert Cosmar, also an author. She has three daughters and nine grandchildren.

CJ writes poetry for children and adults, fiction and nonfiction short stories, memoirs,and essays. She also maintains a website for children and writes three blogs, one dedicated to Vietnam veterans -- CJ is a Vietnam War widow.

CJ's work has been published by:

Oxford University Press
Cambridge University Press
Castle Rock Research
Rubicon Publishing
Poetry Quarterly
JFC Publishing House
Grande Prairie Regional College
True Poet Magazine
Bluegrass Publishing
Dane Publishing House
Your Big Backyard Magazine
Steel Point Quarterly
Tales 'n Rhyme Magazine
Writers Digest Books
Mature Living Magazine
Distance Learning
Purpose Magazine
Design Workshop
Little, Brown and Company
St. Anthony Messenger Press
New Hampshire Magazine.

For poetry workshops, school visits, fees & references, please visit her website or call 352-299-5634.

Where to find CJ Heck online

Where to buy in print


The Ice Cream Cone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
With love, a walk in the park, and an ordinary ice cream cone, a grandfather teaches his granddaughter a valuable lesson about divorce.
The Little Umbrella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A preschool story about a lonely little umbrella who wishes to be like all the toys in Pop's toy store. He learns a valuable lesson about being who you are, when he is needed in a very special way.
The Magic Banana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / General
A Children's story set in another world about three best friends who go on a simple picnic and, through magic, one of them suddenly disappears. To get their friend back, the two remaining friends must travel through the frightening Everlie Woods, where nothing is ever as it appears -- and no one who enters has ever returned.

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