Indie Author & Learning Specialist

About Barbara

About Barbara Hurwitz, Acclaimed Indie Author

Barbara Schilling Hurwitz – Indie Author

Barbara Schilling Hurwitz is a veteran English teacher and academic coach who has found a new voice through creative writing. Her first young adult (YA) novel, Pandu, has been well received by readers of all ages. She is currently working on her second novel, The Memory Keeper’s Secret. Barbara also writes short stories, including “The Return” (2018) and “Trapped” (2019), both of which received the Runners Up award in the Montgomery Magazine short story fiction writing contests.

With first hand knowledge of the rigors associated with the NYC High School admissions process, Barbara authored a user-friendly workbook to help guide students through the arduous process. She also wrote a similar guide for Washington, DC students applying to private high schools. Both workbooks have received accolades from students, parents and teachers.

When not writing, Barbara enjoys reading, crafts and visiting with her children and grandchildren. She spends her time with her husband in Bethesda, Maryland and New York City.

Published Writings by Barbara Schilling Hurwitz

“The Return,” published in Montgomery Magazine in December 2018

Maryland Writers’ Association Newsletter – January 2019

“Photo Prompt 100 Word Stories”

Microfiction Monday Magazine  – January 7, 2019