Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

Another Excerpt Available on


Another Excerpt on

I’ve added another excerpt from my novel, THE SILENCE OF TREES, on the Web site.

Click here or go to the “About the Silence of Trees” section and select “Excerpt from The Silence of Trees.”

This particular scene occurs when Nadya is on the train heading to Germany.

Thank you.

Author: Valya

Valya Dudycz Lupescu is the author of THE SILENCE OF TREES and STICKS & BONES, as well as the founding editor of CONCLAVE: A Journal of Character. Born and raised in Chicago, Valya received her degree in English at DePaul University and her MFA in Writing as part of the inaugural class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since receiving her MFA, Valya has worked as a college professor, obituary writer, content manager, internal communications specialist, co-producer of an independent feature film, and Goth cocktail waitress.

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