Dori Hartley

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  • Miami, FL

Dori Hartley is a native New Yorker, a writer, illustrator, actor, musician and a ten-year cancer survivor. Hartley started her writing career as a lyricist, penning tunes for Tears For Fears, The Goo Goo Dolls, Carlos Santana, Daphne Rubin Vega, Morcheeba and Patricia Kaas. Her lyrics inspired the writers of the HBO series, The Sopranos, to create an entire show revolving around her song, “Nobody Loves Me But You”. Episode #11, “A Hit is a Hit”, refers to Ms. Hartley’s song as “the hit” which drives the plot. She is presently working as a columnist for the Huffington Post, where her controversial articles have been featured on the front page of the New York, Women’s, Parents and Religion sections. She received over one million hits in one day, on her autobiographical essay, “Rocky Horror ‘Glee’ Episode a Time Warp for Original Floor-Show Frank”. Her work can also be found in Psychology Today, ParentDish, MyDaily and More Magazine. She attended Parsons The New School of Design, where she studied Illustration and Fine Art, and New Media at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Angels and Echoes is her first novel. She lives with her daughter and two cats, in South Florida. Read Angels and Echoes, available in Kindle format, on amazon.com: http://amzn.com/B005ESFBKC Her column on Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dori-hartley Her column on ParentDish: http://www.parentdish.com/bloggers/dori-hartley/ Her website and art gallery: http://dorihartley.com/ Her blog on Red Room: http://redroom.com/member/dori-hartley