About Hannah

Hannah the teacher and coach

A former high school English teacher, Hannah has owned The Write Touch for 13 years and offers a variety of tutoring and coaching services for clients of ALL ages. From essays to resumes and website content to manuscript analysis, Hannah can help with all writing projects.

Hannah has an M.Ed in School Counseling and is a Rhode Island Certified teacher for grades 7-12. She assists in the college application process, including SAT prep and writing the college application essay. She has worked with graduate students and PHd candidates and also offers career counseling to those just starting out in their chosen field as well as seasoned folks seeking a change.

Hannah the writer

Currently, Hannah's focus as a writer has been on mental health and she has had several essays featured on major websites, MindBodyGreen, The Mighty, and OC87 Recovery Diaries.  

Hannah's  YA novel, My Sister’s Wedding, won the first place award for The Writer’s Digest International Self-Publishing Contest, 2004, children’s book division. She published the follow-up, My Summer Vacation, in May 2006, which went on to win a bronze IPPY in 2007. The third Maddie book, Fear of Falling, was released in the fall of 2009 and was praised by teachers and readers for tackling subjects like homophobia and coming out. She’s published young adult short stories on Amazon’s Shorts, in an anthology entitled Bound Is The Bewitching Lilith, and in the journal Balancing The Tides. She also has written columns for The Jewish Voice & Herald

Hannah is a member is a member of the American Counselor Association, The Association of Rhode Island Authors, The East Bay Chamber of Commerce, Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association, and American Mental Health Counseling Association, as well as a graduate of Pine Manor College's Solstice Program in Creative Writing where she earned an MFA in Writing For Young People. She resides in Bristol, RI with her husband, two daughters, and cat, Zoe.

Hannah the therapist

Hannah recently completed a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling from Rhode Island College and is now a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Many of her friends, family, and clients are saying, "It's about time."