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About the Author
From 1994 until 2005, she wrote for BLUE RIDGE TRADITIONS. Her humor column, "Peevish Advice," ran for ten years, first in BRT and later in the SMITH MOUNTAIN EAGLE. Her work appears in A CUP OF COMFORT FOR WRITERS, IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT, and Volumes II and III of ANTHOLOGY OF APPALACHIAN WRITERS.
She's a 1997 Pushcart Prize nominee, a three-time winner of the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest, a five-time winner of the Lonesome Pine Short Story Contest, and a two-time category winner in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest (1996 "Worst Western" and 2008 "Vile Pun").Her first novel, PATCHES ON THE SAME QUILT, won the 2001 Smith Mountain Arts Council Fiction Award and is available as a Kindle ebook. Cedar Creek Publishing published her folktale FERRADIDDLEDUMDAY (2010) and her middle-grade novel STUCK (2011).
Print collections of her columns and stories include PEEVISH ADVICE, MORE PEEVISH ADVICE, THE GIRL WHO RACED MULES & OTHER STORIES, and WHERE THERE'S A WILL. Kindle editions of her story collections include MIRACLE OF THE CONCRETE JESUS & OTHER STORIES, THE BEST 'UN YET, REST IN PEACE, and OVER COFFEE.