Browsing: Emily Dickinson

Patricia Hruby Powell danced throughout the Americas and Europe with her dance company, One Plus One, before becoming a writer of children’s books. She is the author of Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, an extraordinary portrait of the passionate performer and civil rights advocate Josephine Baker written in exuberant verse. She lives in Champaign, Illinois. You can visit her online at

Michaela MacColl’s award-winning books include “Prisoners in the Palace,” “Promise the Night,” and her most recent novel “Nobody’s Secret.” A former resident of France, and Russian history expert, she’s a fascinating person and such a gem to share with our TCBR readers.