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Bonnie Pipkin

Biography

Bonnie Pipkin

Bonnie Pipkin believes in prose, performances, puppet shows, and public displays of affection. Originally from California, Bonnie now lives in Brooklyn. She has an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, teaches literature courses at Kean University, officiates weddings, and looks after a very cute cat. Aftercare Instructions is Bonnie’s first novel.

Bonnie Pipkin

Books by Bonnie Pipkin

by Bonnie Pipkin - Contemporary Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

“Troubled.” That’s 17-year-old Genesis according to her small New Jersey town. She finds refuge and stability in her relationship with her boyfriend, Peter --- until he abandons her at a Planned Parenthood clinic during their appointment to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. As Gen pushes herself forward to find her new identity without Peter, she must also confront her most painful memories. Through the lens of an ongoing four act play within the novel, the fantasy of their undying love unravels. Digging deeper into her past, she rediscovers a long forgotten dream. But it’s when Gen lets go of her history, the one she thinks she knows, that she’s finally able to take center stage.