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About Alexis

Alexis Rankin Popik, author of Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate, is an award-winning short story writer whose work has appeared in The Berkshire Review and Potpourri Magazine. She has penned numerous articles about local history that have been published in Connecticut Explored and the University of Connecticut School of Law and The Hartford Seminary publications. A former union organizer, Popik traveled the country educating shipyard workers about health and safety and founded a labor-management health plan before turning to writing fiction full-time. She lives with her husband in New England.


Last month I experienced and observed some of the friendliest possible insults ever.  I spent a month on Ambergris Caye, Belizeā€”an island that is a short hop from the county’s mainland. Belize is home to these ethnic groups:  Mestizo, Creole, … Continue reading

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