New DWPC Member Mimi Pockross

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Mimi Pockross is a freelance writer specializing in the arts, education and family. Mimi is originally from Chicago. She and her family settled in Denver in 1980. Mimi has written many articles for national and local publications and has served as a correspondent for The Indian Trader Magazine and The Cherry Creek Times. She is a former speech and English teacher, has also worked in the broadcast industry and as a marketing and public relations consultant for small business and for the Colorado Historical Society.

Her first book, Shopping for a Living: A Memoir on Merging Marriage, Motherhood and Merchandising (iUniverse 2009), is a chronicle of her eleven-year career as the owner of an art gallery. Her second book, The Takeover: An Unexpected Caregiver’s Story (Xlibris 2014), concerns the ups and downs of caring for her elderly parents. She is a member of the Colorado Authors’ League and was a 2015 finalist for her Colorado AARP blogs on caregiving. She recently completed her third book, Pulling Harvey Out of Her Hat: The Amazing Story of Mary Coyle Chase (Rowman and Littlefield) that is scheduled to be published in the fall of 2020.