Introducing Pene Hodge

Mother, lover, thinker, dreamer, nurse, teacher, writer

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I was born in Guyana, South America. As many first-borns are wont to do, I grew up as an avid reader and a shy thinker. I did not use my words much back then.

Now it’s hard to shut me up!

I arrived in New York one cold February day more than three decades ago and have made my mark in this new land.




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Pene Hodge

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2 x top writer, nurse & mom. She writes because she must. Arrive curious, leave inspired. Contact

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