- Maria Newsom
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 mommy blog, and family-friendly recipes can be found at http://www.marianewsom.com/. This is her first piece for The Fix.