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Eileen Cronin’s memoir, “Mermaid,” is on Oprah Winfrey’s list of Best Memoirs of 2014 and has been translated into three other languages. The memoir is about growing up in the 1960s without legs below the knee. Cronin’s first published work was a cover story for the Washington Post Outlook section. She has been awarded the Washington Writing Prize in fiction, and her essays and stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Hill and various literary magazines. Cronin practices clinical psychology in Los Angeles and sometimes performs with “The Moth.”