Barbara Field graduated from Barnard College/Columbia University. She studied poetry with Kenneth Koch, won various awards, and was inspired forever after Toni Morrison gave her college commencement speech. Barbara attended Bread Loaf and Squaw Valley Writer’s Conferences.
Barbara is a communications consultant, author, marketer, and speaker. She worked for CBS (NY), Harcourt Brace, Scripps and ad agencies. She has published in newspapers, magazines and online. Her novel The Deeper, the Bluer won 1st Place for Mainstream Fiction in the 14th Annual Writer’s Digest Int’l Self-Published Book Awards. She is currently Communications Manager at UC San Diego and teaches in their Extension program. Barbara resides near Del Mar, California.