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Adrienne D. Wilson

Adrienne D. Wilson

Author (Valentine Bonnaire)

Published at Clean Sheets, ERWA, Seal Press, Constable & Robinson

Santa Barbara, CA

I write gorgeous Literary Erotica as Valentine Bonnaire. Just sent my first collection of stories to a fab publisher in the Bay Area. More about me here: I'm also writing hetero coming of age in deep heart-centered ways. My first novel Heart of Clouds addresses depression in teens and ...

"It's possible, in a poem or short story, to write about commonplace things and objects using commonplace but precise language, and to endow those things—a chair, a window curtain, a fork, a stone, a woman's earring—with immense, even startling power." — Raymond Carver "All good writing is built one good line at a time. You build a novel the...

Seeing films have better parts for women! Seeing 4th wave girls *not* be the Duke Porn star. Writing the best parts of 2nd Wave forward for women, and allowing men into that world by letting them see what we as women go through emotionally via short story. I've been called Anais Nin redux. E. L. James? I'm not...

Winning big literary prizes and travel all over the world. Wrting for FILM, because film can be a faster cure. My graduate degree came from -- my thesis was on using film as part of tx plan ala Depth Psychology. I wrote about Jane Campion's "The Piano" -- <3!





Family Service Agency of Santa Barbara

Intern Therapist

Santa Barbara News-Press

Graphic Artist (and various others) August 1981 - April 2001

Santa Barbara High School

Santa Monica College

Art and Design+ Photography

University of California, Santa Barbara

BA Art History

Pacifica Graduate Institute

Master of Arts Counseling/Depth Psychology