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Author Interviews

  • <p>Melanie Dickerson</p>

    Melanie Dickerson

    Melanie Dickerson is the author of The Healer’s Apprentice and The Merchant’s Daughter, both of which were Christy Award finalists;  The Healer’s Apprentice won The National Reader’s Choice Award for 2010’s Best First Book, and The Merchant’s Daughter won the 2012 Carol Award in Young Adult fiction. She earned her bachelor’s degree in special education from The University of Alabama. She has taught children with special needs in Georgia and Tennessee, and English to adults in Germany and Ukraine. Now she spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters near Huntsville, Alabama.