GWM Meet the Author Series
A founding member of the board of the Decatur Writers Studio in Decatur, Georgia, she teaches creative writing and coordinates the Minor in Writing at Oglethorpe University, and lectures internationally on writing.
The Magnetic Girl
The Magnetic Girl has been named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the “ten books to read this spring,” is an Indie Next pick, a SIBA Okra pick, and is featured in this month’s Atlanta magazine. Read the review from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Squarely in the realm of Emma Donoghue's The Wonder and Leslie Parry’s Church of Marvels, The Magnetic Girl is a unique portrait of a forgotten period in history, seen through the story of one young woman’s power over her family, her community, and ultimately, herself.