“Nakedness can mean so many things. It can be innocent or provocative, a symbol of degradation or an act of trust. Oddly, even though it’s our natural state, to be naked feels like stepping outside the order of things. We’re unaccustomed to being so visible.”
Author: Barbara Linn Probst
Barbara Linn Probst is a writer, researcher and former clinician living on an historic dirt road in New York’s Hudson Valley. Her novels (Queen of the Owls, April 2020, and The Sound of One Hand, April 2021) tell of the search for authenticity, wholeness and connection. In both novels, art helps the protagonist to become more fully herself. Queen of the Owls, Barbara’s debut novel, has been chosen as the May 2020 selection of the Pulpwood Queens Book Club, a network of more than 780 book clubs throughout the U.S. and beyond. Author of the groundbreaking book on nurturing out-of-the-box children, When the Labels Don’t Fit, Barbara also holds a PhD in clinical social work and is a frequent contributor to the major online sites for fiction writers. To learn more about Barbara and her work, please see barbaralinnprobst.com.