Patricia Shinn Wojtowicz is a retired college professor currently working as a stained glass artist in the Boston area. Relative Disenchantment, her first novel, focuses on the multi-generational relationship of a college student, mother and, grandmother. Patricia’s past experiences with her remarkable grandmothers and her current relationships with her amazing grandsons influence her as a writer.





Christine Petersen Streed is twice retired—first as a physical therapist and then as a communications director. She started writing while working in her professions and has been published in national trade journals and in local magazines. Relative Disenchantment is her debut novel. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband.