Josiane Chriqui holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of HarperCollin’s Leadership, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online and Smart Sales Manager. Her essays have been published in Ageist Magazine and Purple Clover. She was awarded two Writing Merit Scholarships from Vermont College of Fine Arts and two Scholarships from the Stephanie Hoffman Fund (2017 & 2018). She is a reader for Hunger Mountain literary journal.
Drawing on her experience as the child of Moroccan immigrants, born and raised in Italy, she enjoys exploring issues of family, relationships and belonging. Josiane is currently working on a full-length memoir titled “Swim September” about swimming the San Francisco Bay. Her memoir is the lyrical recollection that explores the breadth of her life and the transformation that happens when one takes the plunge.
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