About the Author:

Ilana K. Levinsky was born in London, England, and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated from Manchester University in England with an LL.B (equivalent of JD) in 1991. Her writing projects span different genres, “A Recipe for Hummus,” a play that she wrote and directed was performed at the Arts Factory in Las Vegas; What if I Had a Different Name? is her latest collaboration with her son Jack and artist Danielle Carrol, and it’s a fun exploration of some of the weird and fantastical names that Jack imagines as his own; The Diary of a Wrinkle is a novel that chronicles the life of a forty-something single woman experiencing a midlife crisis after discovering her first wrinkle; Age Schmage is her little book intended to help women in their moments of doubt; East End Dreams is a historical novel that follows the life of Gertie Schraggar in the East End of London in 1910, including her involvement in the Communist Party, and in later years her life in Bloemfontein, South Africa; A Cookbook for the Woman Who Hates Cooking is rich with enchanting stories about food, people, and traditions including more than 100 first-class recipes made easy for the woman who hates cooking. Her children’s book The Cloud that Covered My Head will be available for purchase the first week in October. She also blogs for the Times of Israel and her posts include cultural observations as well as news and politics, which can be read at:  http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/author/ilana-k-levinsky/. “Prayer in Pouch” is her Etsy shop where she creates embroidered pouches with personalized prayers and children’s bedtime poetry. The Diary of  a Wrinkle is an ongoing project, and she hopes to evoke many opinions and reactions on a topic that is very close to her heart.

“To me, fair friend, you never can be old. For as you were when first your eye I eyed. Such seems your beauty still.”  William Shakespeare.


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