Joanne Lewis

About me

I am an author with a keen interest in all things Renaissance, especially the Italian Renaissance. I have a historical fiction novel being released in November 2012 called The Lantern, which tells the story of the girl in the 15th Century who dared to enter the competition to build Brunelleschi’s dome.

From my website

Goodbye/Hello

*This is the final of three essays dealing with the death of a parent As the Elton John song goes, sorry seems to be the hardest word. But I'm beginning to believe the hardest word is goodbye. How do I say goodbye to my father who was the first to…

His Greatest Number

*This is the second of three essays dealing with the death of a parent Dad was born on June 25, 1933. The second son of David and Shirley Lewis and younger brother to Hartley. He ran track excelling at the hundred meters. When his father went bankrupt he put himself…

My Father's Choice to Die With Dignity

*This is the first of three essays dealing with the death of a parent We met in August 2014 in Bar Harbor in a hotel room overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Even though he was getting dialysis twice a week for end stage kidney failure and was noticeably weak, he braved…

 
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