Melanie Dickerson

Melanie Dickerson is the author of fairy tale retellings, including The Healer's Apprentice and The Merchant's Daughter, both Christy Award finalists, winner of The National Reader's Choice Award for Best First Book, and winner of the 2012 Carol Award in Young Adult fiction. She earned her bachelor's degree in special education from The University of Alabama. She spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters near Huntsville, Alabama.