"The very best writers, and average ones like me, know wonder doesn’t last unless it’s fed. In the same way our stomachs let us know it’s time for lunch, our souls inform us about wonder. We must feed it to keep it alive." - AJW.  Read more at Substack.

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  • "This sharp, poignant memoir delves into what it means to move beyond caregiver toward a deeper connection." - The Mercantile Library, Cincinnati, Ohio.

    “A must-have for your personal and professional library…see how family members and professional staff work together to create a meaningful life for persons with dementia. An important book.” 
    "Annette captures the complex emotions common to many families faced with this disease...a touching personal narrative and example of unwavering commitment and love of family.”

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    Selection of: Cincinnati Books by the Banks, Ohioana Book Fest, Mercantile Library.


“I believe creating links, rooting people to place, through words and work, will bring us closer to the core of humanity."

Annette a writer, teacher, speaker, and author of two memoirs on love and loss. A combination of Italian roots, small-town footholds, and urban living, her writings span the arts, women’s issues, cities, aging and memory. She’s a frequent contributor to Cincinnati.com, with work appearing in Cincinnati Magazine, Still Point Arts, 3rd Act Magazine, nextavenue.com, Promedica, Creative Nonfiction, Belt Magazine, Ovunque Siamo, and Italian Americana (forthcoming). Visit links above to learn more.



Annette Januzzi Wick

 Writer. Create, Converse, Connect.

A transplant to Cincinnati, Annette completed her project, “Girl, Walking” in 2017, walking Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods within a year, blogging about each community, what intrigued her, what made her mad. Visit Gettin’ My City On to read all 52.




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