About the author

Jacqueline Cioffa

<p>Jacqueline Cioffa was an international model for 17 years and celebrity makeup artist. She is a dog lover, crystal collector, and Stone Crab enthusiast. Author of the raw, riveting and brutally honest memoir, &ldquo;The Red Bench,&rdquo; and the poignant soul-stirring saga, &ldquo;The Vast Landscape&rdquo; and &ldquo;Georgia Pine,&rdquo; Jacqueline&rsquo;s work has also been widely featured in numerous literary magazines, and anthologies. She&rsquo;s a storyteller, observer, truth teller, essayist, potty mouth, beauty enthusiast and film lover who&rsquo;s traveled the world. Living with Manic Depression, she believes passionately in using her voice to advocate and inspire others.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p>