Author and artist Rebecca Novelli paints a story of forgiveness and hope

Former teacher, editor, marketing manager and freelance writer, now Seattle's Rebecca Novelli can add first-time novelist to the list

Former teacher, editor, marketing manager and freelance writer, now Seattle's Rebecca Novelli can add first-time novelist to the list

With a gifted musician for a grandfather and an opera singer for an uncle, it’s no surprise that Rebecca Novelli chose an artistic path. A California native, she worked in southern California for years as a writer, editor and educator, before moving to Seattle in 2006. More than 20 years ago, she sat down to write a book set in Italy, spurred by her travels. In October, Black Heron Press will publish her novel, “The Train to Orvieto,” a family saga that unfolds over three...

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