Author: Bol, James
Paperback: 70 pages
Publisher: Stormy Lake Publishing
A native of West Michigan, James Bol's writing is influenced by Michigan's shoreline, waterways, and forests. An award winning short story author and poet, Bol uses his unique perspective and a bucolic writing style to examine shared experiences of individuals as a starting point for understanding on e another. He is dedicated to diversity and is a facilitator for the Institute of Healing Racism. He has not only experienced care giving with his mother and father, but has been a respiratory therapist and spacialized in mental health when training in occupational therapy. His first book, Inside My Father's Shadow is a Hurricane Blizzard, explores mental illness' impact on the family unit, a position seldom addressed.