Linda K. Harris spent more than 30 years writing and editing for newspapers and won many local and regional prizes at The Philadelphia Inquirer. She also served as an editor at the Atlanta Journal Constitution and began her career at the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal. She has published one nonfiction book, book reviews and short stories in small magazines. She is a member of the Authors Guild. While at The Inquirer, she took a year's sabbatical and moved to Madrid, Spain.