MARGARET DILLOWAY is the award-winning author of How to Be an American Housewife (2010), The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns (2012), and Sisters of Heart and Snow (2015). She lives in Southern California with her husband and their three children. She teaches creative writing classes at San Diego Writers Ink and to high school students at her alma mater. Dilloway recently signed a 2-book deal with Disney-Hyperion for a middle-grade fantasy series that will be published in June 2016. (7/2015)