About the Author
Judith van Praag was born and raised in The Netherlands, lived in California, Amsterdam, Paris, Austin, Texas and traveled through India. She designed sets and costumes for multicultural theater companies all over Europe, was proclaimed traveling poet by the Austin Writers' League, knows how to cook international dishes for six to sixty hungry folks, grows organic vegetables and paints floors, doors, walls and canvasses. She attended writers conferences and studied among others with Morris Berman, Janice Eidus, and Robin Hemley. She makes her home with her American husband in the United States. They are the parents of Ariane Eira who died at birth.