About After writing two critically acclaimed YA historical novels, I am turning my sights to writing character-driven adult historical fiction that brings gay women from the sidelines of the history and adds their stories to the canvas of our American past. Intolerance, despair, shame, desire, love, and survival: shadow worlds brought to life.
I am the author of Bowery Girl, a NYPL Best Reads for Teens; Cissy Funk, a Willa Cather award-winner; and Side Dish. My current work-in-progress, Under the Pale Moon, is set in post-World War II Monterey, California. It explores the relationship of a married woman breaking the bonds of conformity, and a combat nurse struggling with PTSD and haunted by the g