Sophia duBay

About me

Combing years of research into the daily life and political atmosphere of the 14th century with in-depth research on medieval mysticism, I write with a passion devoted to the historical atmosphere of the medieval world. Sharing my time between New England and Siena, Italy, I’m able to craft novels rich in the poetic resonance of Tuscany.

I have just finished writing the novel in a series of three about one of the strongest female mystics of the 14th century, Caterina of Siena. To find out more about my upcoming novel, World Between Worlds, join my Facebook page for updates. https://www.facebook.com/CreateSoulSpace

From my website

Ascent and Descent

by Sophia duBaySince the desire of the mystic is to draw as close to the First Cause as possible, how does a person travel upon such a path and engage in such a powerful journey?13th-century theologian and mystic Tommaso d'Aquino (Saint Thomas Aquinas) in his weighty work, Summa Contra Gentiles,…

Seven Facts

Historical novelist Tinney Heath has tagged me in a blog hop to describe seven facts about my writing, so here goes:1.) I wrote my first book at the age of 4, about a farmer who was dismayed at his chicken because she refused to lay eggs. Come to find out,…

Don't Let the Tricksters Trick You ...

by Sophia duBay Since I’m now finished writing my book, World Between Worlds: A Novel of the Mystic of Siena, and am currently searching for a literary agent, I’ve decided this blog will switch gears a bit—at least for the time being—and focus solely on “my” mystic, Caterina of Siena.I’ve…

 
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