The 28th Annual Rockland Road Runners’ 5-Mile Turkey Trot at Rockland Lake State Park Nov. 28, 2019. ROCKLAND/WESTCHESTER JOURNAL NEWS
Where are you from originally and where do you reside now? Bronx, NY and now in Haverstraw, NY. If you currently reside somewhere besides where you were born, what’s the story that lead from there to here? Wow, well, school years to marriage …marriage to a child… moving out of the city to Rockland County, … Continue reading Author Voices: Interview with David Goldwasser
Haverstraw’s David Goldwasser used to call his only child, Marisa, a miracle baby. His wife, Sharon, finally got pregnant after several miscarriages, and when Marisa was born, she was six weeks premature. Despite their early worries, she grew up to be a varsity athlete and a stellar student, topped with a sunny disposition.
David Goldwasser suffered a tragedy, but when he sat down to write, typed out a sci-fi fantasy. The result was “Portals,” an epic fantasy novel inspired by the Bronx native’s daughter, Marisa, and written after she — and his wife — died. About a girl named Lissa who discovers she has magical powers while lying … Continue reading NY Daily News: With the new fantasy novel ‘Portals,’ Bronx native David Goldwasser keeps a promise he made to his dead daughter