Ronnie Ray Jenkins spent his youth in the hills of Pennsylvania. He is the author of five novels, and two collections of short stories. His novel, The Flowers of Reminiscence is a touching read that women say they cannot put down. He is the creator of a series of novels that take place on the holidays in a small Appalachian town known as Flynn City. The Flynn City Egg Man, and A Flynn City Christmas. He eats his broccoli.