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Tina Ann Forkner's Biography

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Married to Albert Forkner.
Feb 2008

Tina Ann Forkner is the author of Ruby Among Us and Rose House (Random House/Waterbrook). Ruby Among Us earned 4 1/2 stars from Romantic Times Book Review and was chosen as a Faith Point book club selection for Books-a-Million. Tina’s second novel, Rose House, was described by Faithfulreader.com as “a lovely rendering of working through grief and learning to live fully again, despite the abiding wounds of loss.”

Tina has a passion for libraries and served on the Laramie County Library Foundation Board of Directors in Wyoming for several years. In addition to writing novels, Tina is a freelance writer and has had stories appear in various publications, most recently in the gospel music publication, Homecoming Magazine.

Tina grew up in Oklahoma before moving to England and eventually to Sacramento where she graduated with honors from Sac State. Tina is now settled in Wyoming where she lives with her husband, three bright children, and two loveable dogs.

Tina has presented at writing conferences and speaks to women’s groups and book clubs about the writing journey, blended families, and themes related to her novels.

Representation: Chip MacGregor at MacGregor Literary Agency

Influences

Leif Enger, Amy Tan, Lisa Samson, Bret Lott, Anne Lamott

Upcoming Works

Ruby Among Us (May 2008), Rose House (May 2009)

Agents

Chip MacGregor, MacGregor Literary

Recommended Links

Publishers

Waterbrook Press, a division of Random House, Inc.

Interests & Hobbies

Tina enjoys staying involved in her community, has been a long-time volunteer for the Laramie County Library Foundation, helps with youth group at Cheyenne Hills Church, and enjoys knitting, cooking, and gardening.