Inspired by true events, ‘All Sorrows Can Be Borne’ is the story of Noriko Ito, a Japanese woman faced with unimaginable circumstances that force her to give up her son to save her husband.
Loren Stephens is a widely published essayist and fiction and nonfiction storyteller. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, MacGuffin, The Jewish Women’s Literary Annual, Forge, Crack the Spine, Amuse Bouche, The Writer’s Launch, the Summerset Review, the Montreal Literary Review, and Tablet Travel Magazine to name a few. She is a two-time nominee of the Pushcart Prize and the book ‘Paris Nights: My Year at the Moulin Rouge,’ by Cliff Simon with Loren Stephens was named one of the best titles from an independent press by Kirkus. She is president and founder of the ghostwriting companies, Write Wisdom and Bright Star Memoirs. Prior to establishing her company Loren was a documentary filmmaker.
Judy Blunt spent more than 30 years on wheat and cattle ranches in northeastern Montana, before leaving that life to attend the University of Montana. Her book of poems, ‘Not Quite Stone’ won the Merriam-Frontier Award and was published in 1991. Her best-selling memoir, ‘Breaking Clean,’ was published by A. A. Knopf in 2002 and met with wide critical acclaim.