If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less
but to dream more, to dream all the time
—Marcel Proust

Louise Turan’s fiction and creative nonfiction work has appeared in Superstition ReviewForge,Diverse Voices Quarterly, The Diverse Arts Project, and Existere. Her short story “Obsessions” won the 2014 Southeast Review Spring Writing Regimen Contest. The daughter of a Turkish-born, US Army physician, she grew-up in Italy and Germany. Louise graduated from Chatham University with degrees in Philosophy and French. She dedicated her working life to helping nonprofits achieve results and also spent time in front and in back of the house of several restaurants. Her current projects include a children’s book set in 17th century Kashmir and a novel set in Maine. When not at her desk writing, Louise is cooking, gardening and/or studying painting. She lives in Philadelphia and Owls Head, Maine.