Carolyn L. Curtis: Carolyn loves CA native plants and has written for a range of publications.
Jennifer Bennett: “My flowers thrive, but my vegetables flounder,” says this FL farmer’s daughter.
Jennie Ivey: TN’s Ivey has written over 1,000 personal columns and for 50 Chicken Soup for the Soul books.
Angela Kidd: Excelsior, MN’s Kidd is a mom, writer, runner, recovering attorney, and rookie gardener.
Alma Barkman: From Winnipeg, MB: “I quilt in our long Winters and garden in our short Summers.”
Cheryl L. Davison: CO’s Cheryl gardens and restores both old houses and old gardens.
Mary Anglin-Coulter: “I write between answering phone calls at a KY bourbon distillery!”
Mary Lou Brainerd: “I enjoy grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening, and writing.”
Susan Barber: CA’s Susan is a just-retired microbiologist who loved to grow things “even at work.”
Allison Gibbs: “A freelance LA producer, I spend much of my time as a baby writer and word admirer.”
Cindy Potts: From Ellenburg Center, NY: “I can grow anything that my family has no interest in eating.”
Margie Gray: MO’s Gray worked as a parole officer for 26 years and “finds ways to do what I want to do.”
Marka Rifat: Marka gardens in northeast Scotland and has prizes in both poetry and fiction.
Steve Aegerter: “I am a water-wise landscape designer in Denver, CO.”
Darlene M. Slack: Avid gardener Darlene teaches writing at Ohio State’s Mansfield campus.
“Bittersweet October” (p. 15) from Susan Sides of Fairview. NC. ”Music” (p.57) from Royal Martin of Trevortin, PA.