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 Blair Hickson Riley

Blair Hickson Riley is a college professor with training in the behavioral and life sciences.  As a child, she wrote dozens of short stories and as a young adult she wrote poetry.  In 2004 she started writing fiction for children, studying first with Elizabeth Ann Sachs and then Jean Fritz at the Hudson Valley Writer's Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY.  She continues to develop her writing through her participation in writing groups, including Write On!Red Slider will be Riley's first published work, but she hopes that many more will follow.

Of the four novels that Riley has completed to date, all take place against the backdrop of the forest.  Raised in the mountains of upstate New York, she still spends time every summer hiking, swimming, and canoeing in the Green Mountains of Vermont and the lower Hudson Valley of New York.


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