Bonnie Jae Dane, a native of southern Appalachia, is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities awards, the winner of numerous film and writing awards, including twice finalist at American Film Festival for the film Autism: A Behavioral Approach; nominee of prestigious American Cable Excellence award for the film The Combat Sport: Boxing Yesterday and Today;  winner of CINE Golden Eagle Award; writer of monologues used in the film SPEAKEASY women talkin’ mostly ‘bout men, which won Most Creative Film, American Motion Picture Society, LA.

Ms. Dane is at work on her next book Parental Outpatients told in her trademark comic/pathos style using a writing voice described by  Yo-Yo Ma as being, ‘ Mellifluous’.

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Bonnie’s Latest Book

Parental Outpatients is now available in paperback and on Kindle. Have you picked up your copy yet?

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Tiny Stories

The Enormity of Dogs

The Enormity of Dogs

Sometimes, I go about life in a querulous syncopation of jumbled thoughts and brilliant ideas that only I understand. I can tell what I mean by studying people’s expressions. If they laugh, I’ve blundered into one of my absurd notions God has put us here to perfect...



Life tugs at me with many questions. Last month my mind took flight and pondered the notion time moves in slow motion when young but when slipping beyond sixty, the years fly by without allowing a person to enjoy an idle day. Options dwindle and the body becomes heavy...

The Enormity of Squeezing Plums

The Enormity of Squeezing Plums

Often times my friends dismiss me as being dramatic when I relate an anecdote about some recent encounter that left me convinced human behavior may have taken a turn for the worst. Just the other day in the produce department at Whole Foods a man walked up to me while...

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