VR Barkowski

About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer
Introduction Winner of the Al Blanchard Award, the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold for Mystery, and a finalist for both the Claymore and Daphne Du Maurier awards, my novel A TWIST OF HATE will be published in 2015 by Gale-Cengage Learning/Five Star.
***Repped by Christine Witthohn of Book Cents Literary Agency, LLC.
Interests Travel, animals, music, museums, glass, pottery, cooking, graveyards, and reading.
Favorite Movies Rocky Horror Picture Show, Chocolat, A Clockwork Orange, Mary Poppins, Pan’s Labyrinth, The Shawshank Redemption, Young Frankenstein, To Kill a Mocking Bird, The Birds, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (go figure)
Favorite Music Cajun & Zydeco, Blues, Gypsy Jazz, Queen, Led Zep, Pat Metheny, Cowboy Mouth, Bob Marley, English Beat, Bach, Brahms, Chopin, Smetana & a cast of thousands.
Favorite Books Sacred Hunger, The Hobbit, The Secret History, The Master and Margarita, The Book Thief, Endless Love, To Kill a Mockingbird, Sharp Objects, The Bridesmaid, In Cold Blood