In 1998 I saw a woman with a cloud of white hair sitting elegantly on the porch railing of the grandest antebellum home I had ever seen. She was sipping from a mug, hot tea, I supposed, looking out yonder to an open view where black smoke was rising. It was fire she saw. But she wasn’t at all troubled. This was my dream. This was Miss Margret. This was the vision that started it all.

— The Dream That Started it All
Katelyne Parker

Katelyne Parker, the B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree for Literary Fiction, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Finalist, and 2017 Illumination Book Award Winner, was born in 1972 in Brooklyn, New York, but came of age in south Florida. After she graduated from Barry University, she worked as an educator for over fifteen years. Her award-winning debut novel, HOSANNA, is a captivating story that will confront the mind and inspire the soul. Today, she lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and son. Learn more about Katelyne on her website and follow her on Goodreads, Facebook, and Pinterest.

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