Maria Newsom

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Maria N. is an amicably divorced single-mom of two adolescent males, a substitute paraprofessional in a Brooklyn high school by day, and a freelance writer at night. She's grateful for her sobriety, her sons, and happy occasions like seeing her work published in The Fix. Maria is a sporadic contributor of human interest stories to BKLYNER. An archive of these stories, as well as her sober blog “happy hour,” her mommy blog "mush," and family-friendly recipes can be found at