Author of the article

Dorothy Wall is author of Identity Theory: Poems (Blue Light Press) and the essay collection, Encounters with the Invisible: Unseen Illness, Controversy, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Southern Methodist University Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Witness, Bellevue Literary Review and Dos Passos Review. She has taught poetry and fiction writing at San Francisco State University and U.C. Berkeley, Extension and works as a writing coach.