“Racism is the most challenging issue sabotaging the American dream.” In her just-released e-novel INTERMARRY, Rhea Harmsen tackles this endemic problem in American Society. DOWNLOAD IT FREE at amazon.com from December 22-26, 2013.
Harmsen’s article “Science in the Hands of Women: Present Barriers, Future Promise” appeared in World Order in 1998 and provides the foundation for the story line for her novel The Harvest of Reason. She co-published the Monroeville Race Unity Forum Bulletin and authored many poems on racial topics, crystallizing the “conversation on race” in the novel Intermarry. Her work with domestic violence survivors in Puerto Rico inspired the novel God Created Women. Harmsen holds a doctorate in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She currently resides in Puerto Rico. Upcoming projects are described in her web page at rheaharmsen.com .