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Sands Hall
Sands Hall

Sands Hall

SANDS HALL is the author of the memoir, Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology (Counterpoint), finalist for the Northern California Book Award, and a Publishers Weekly Best Book in Religion and Spirituality. She is also the author of the novel, Catching Heaven (Ballantine), a Random House Reader's Circle selection and Willa Award finalist for best Contemporary Fiction; and a book of essays and exercises, Tools of the Writer's Craft;.

Her stories and essays have appeared in such journals as New England Review, Iowa Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. She brings her extensive theatre experience as playwright, actor, and director, as well as her work as a singer/songwriter and performer, to her teaching. Professor Emeritus at Franklin & Marshall College, she teaches annually for the Community of Writers and for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, among others.
She lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in California.
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Reclaiming my Decade Lost in Scientology

Reclaiming my Decade Lost in Scientology

Tools of the Writers Craft

Tools of the Writer's Craft

Catching Heaven

Latest novel Sacred Well


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