Carolyn is the author of four novels: Rain Village; Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story; Mermaid, which is currently being developed for film by Sony Pictures; and The Next Full Moon, her first children’s book, which came out in March 2012. Carolyn lives between Pennsylvania and New York, and is a faculty member of the University of Alaska at Anchorage’s Low-Residency MFA program. She’s currently finishing her fifth novel, which combines the Rapunzel and Snow White stories and will be out in 2013. She also has a Master’s in Comparative Literature from UCLA, where she specialized in medieval Italian poetry. Visit her online at carolynturgeon.com and read her mermaid blog at iamamermaid.com/.