Biography for Waiting for the Queen : A Novel of Early America

Perseus Publishing
Joanna Higgins is the author of A Soldier's Book, Dead Center, and The Importance of High Places (Milkweed Editions), a collection of short stories. She received her PhD from SUNY-Binghamton, where she studied under John Gardner. An adoptive mother of two children, Higgins lives with her family in upstate New York. Waiting for the Queen is her fist book for young readers.