Julie Chibbaro is the author of Deadly (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster 2011) a novel about the hunt for Typhoid Mary. Deadly won the 2011 National Jewish Book Award. Her first book, Redemption (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster, 2004), an epic tale of love, kidnapping, and white Indians won the American Book Award. Julie Chibbaro’s stories have appeared in the anthology Return of the Kral Majales, and in The Prague Revue, Slingshot, and Catalyst, and her articles in The Poughkeepsie Journal, The Montreal Gazette and The Prague Post. She teaches creative writing in New York.