New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling author Julie Cantrell was the editor-in-chief of the Southern Literary Review and the recpient of the 2012 Mississippi Arts CommissionLiterary Artist Fellowship. She has been a freelance writer for many years and has contributed to more than a dozen books. Julie and her family live in Oxford, Mississippi where they operate Valley House Farm. She is also a certified speech-language pathologist and currently teaches English as a second language to elementary students. Her debut novel, Into the Free, hit shelves February 1, 2012 (David C Cook) and the sequel, When Mountains Move, is scheduled for release September, 2013.