About the Author
Carolyn Dennis-Willingham’s German ancestors settled in Texas in the 1840s. Her own mother left her German Texas community in 1939 to seek higher education in San Antonio, Texas. She is the inspiration for The Last Bordello.
Ms. Dennis-Willingham writes poetry, memoirs, and children’s books. In high school she was a member of the national journalism honor society Quill and Scroll, and she’s currently a member of the Writers’ League of Texas. Her first novel, No Hill for a Stepper, was published in 2011.
A native Texan, Dennis-Willingham lives in Austin with her husband and a miniature Aussie. She enjoys oil painting, boxing, and spending time with her two grandchildren.