|VIRGINIA WRIGHT (b. 1958) in Belfast, Maine, was raised in the coastal town of Belfast throughout her childhood and into her teen years. Virginia is author and illustrator of the children's books: Crying Bear-- a fable; two fairy tales, The Princess and the Castle and The Prince and the Dragon. Her latest release was in 2010 and is a Non-fiction book titled-- Buzzzzzzzz: What Honeybees Do. The Christmas Secret, her next book, is slated for release late fall 2012. Virginia says she has found her love of words in children's writing and spends her time writing from the Downeast area in the beautiful state of Maine. Wright says while traveling abroad and around the United States being a preschool teacher at a private Christian Preschool and Kindergarten in Ocean Springs, Mississippi was definitely where she gathered inspiration from, as well as her five grandchildren. Virginia Wright first became a published author in 1981 when she sold her first writing to a regional magazine in the state of Maine. She also had several of her writings published in an Anthology-- Soundings, by the Poetry Fellowship of Maine. She was quoted as saying, "When I am not spending time with my husband, watering my vegetable and herb gardens, canning, or cooking, I spend my time doing what I enjoy doing most, writing..."
*Appalachian Writers Association (AWA)
*American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW)
*Association of Independent Authors (AIA)
*Romance Writers of America (RWA)