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Debut Author Podcast: Florence Reiss Kraut

Florence Reiss Kraut was raised and educated in New York City. With a BA in English and a Master’s degree in Social Work, she served for over thirty years as a clinician, a family therapist and eventually CEO of a family service agency before retiring to write and travel.

Her own close family of 26 aunts and uncles and 27 first cousins and listening to stories around the kitchen table, coffee klatches and family parties inspired her to write her fictional, multi-generational family drama, How to Make a Life. 

She has published stories for children and teens, romance stories for national magazines, literary stories, and personal essays for the Westchester section of the New York Times. Her fiction has appeared in publications such as The Evening Street Press and SNReview.