More About the Author
Arlene Rains Graber is a freelance writer in Wichita, Kansas. Her writing career spans more than thirty years with articles, essays, and devotionals published in numerous newspapers, magazines and periodicals. Some include: the Wichita Eagle, Territorial Magazine, Kansas magazine!, Kansas Traveler, Transport Topics, The Wichita Business Journal, Small Farmers Journal, Country Register, East Wichita News, The Lookout, Standard,Mature Living, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
In addition, her first devotional book, Devoted to Traveling, was released February 16, 2010, by AWOC Publishers. She has won numerous awards for memoirs and non-fiction articles including Writer of the Year (twice), and Article of the Year from East Wichita News, First Place for poetry in the OWFI contest, and her novel, A Plane Tree in Provence won First Place in the 2011 Kansas Author Club contest.
In 2011 fiction novels A Plane in Provence,(first in a series) and Angel on My Shoulder were released by Seashore Publishing. Both are available as an ebook and paperback. The second book in the Plane Tree series, The Cape Elizabeth Ocean Avenue Society was published in 2012, and the third in the series, Sarah's Choice: with a little help from Tuscany, was published in 2014.
She earned a college degree from the University of Memphis, is an avid scrapbooker, a graduate of Bible Study Fellowship, the proud grandmother of two boys, and has recently retired from a career in the travel industry.
Arlene is a member of the Oklahoma Writers Federation Inc, Kansas Authors Club, American Christian Fiction Writers, and the Heartland of America Christian Writers Network. She has attended Eastminster Presbyterian Church for over thirty years.
Currently, Arlene is writing a non fiction book about her yearly sabbaticals to Maine.
Visit her website/blog at arlenerainsgraber.com