Trish Dolasinski, Ed.D. is a freelance writer, editor, and assistant adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University. She is published in local and national magazines, has facilitated writer’s groups, and has been both a regular and guest book review columnist. A preschool through college teacher for over four decades, a retired school principal, and educational consultant, Dr. Trish excitedly offers her debut novel Beyond the Pettus Bridge, written from her personal experience as a Yankee newlywed and teacher in the Deep South in the late 1960s. She is married to her college sweetheart, Frank, lives in Scottsdale, and has eight grandchildren.