ABOUT D. A. Jennings
D.A. Jennings is a multi-talented author, poet, storyteller, and teacher of creative writing. With a diverse educational background that includes an undergraduate degree in Broadcasting from the University of Texas at El Paso, a master's in Public Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University, and graduation from the Army Management Staff College, Jennings brings a unique perspective. With over thirty years of working as a civilian for the Department of Army she possesses a special affinity for the American Soldier.
Her recent middle-grade novel, Mia, The Crooked Road, which is the sequel to the award-winning Mia, Ripples in the Water, has already received critical acclaim from Kirkus Reviews, San Francisco Review, and the 2022 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards. Her other notable works include The Tapping Stick (2021 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards silver medal winner), Cheese? Yes, Please! (winner in the Story Monsters Inc. Royal Dragonfly Book Award), Seize the Cheese, One Hundred Lives, and American Sports Legends.
Jennings' writing has been described as engrossing, engaging, and inspiring, making her a sought-after author and speaker. With a passion for storytelling and a dedication to the craft of writing, D.A. Jennings is sure to continue making a name for herself in the literary world.
She is a member of the Harford Writers' Group and teaches creative writing classes at Harford Community College. Her passion for storytelling and writing is evident in her works, which include a variety of genres from children's books to poetry, memoirs, and sports biographies.
About the Artists:
Victoria Jennings Huling is a graphic designer/illustrator and graduate of Messiah College, Pennsylvania. She created the cover and interior art for: Mia, The Crooked Road; Cheese? Yes, Please!; Seize the Cheese; Mia, Ripples in the Water, One Hundred Lives; and American Sports Legends.
Dan Kane is an artist and designer in Brooklyn, New York. He created the cover and interior art for The Tapping Stick.