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 35, 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 indulgent and dysfunctional life; the the result of early domestic 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 Stanislavsky 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.