“Chicken Soup for the Soul” author Dana Klosner is new to writing personal essays. But that hasn’t stopped people from gobbling them up. In addition to “Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family,” you can find out more about her lovable/hilarious family on “Next Avenue,” and “Motherhood Later…Than Sooner.” Dana has been writing features for too many years to count. She loves writing about parenting, senior issues, health, and profiles. Interviewing and research may be her favorite part of the process. She loves getting inside people’s heads, learning their stories and issues, then finding significant studies to back them up.  Her features have appeared in Newsday, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, The San Jose Mercury News, Long Island Exchange, Maryland Life Magazine, Long Island Parent Online, NY Metroparents, and Surfer Magazine as well as local and regional publications. Dana started her writing career at NBC television in Hollywood. She wrote an episode of a sitcom called “Me & Mrs. C.” Dana has lived and written in Northern and Southern California, Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and New York. She is a member of The American Society of Journalists and Authors – ASJA. Her features have been reprinted internationally.