Linda Piccolo has a BFA in Theatre and a MA in English and has taught high school English and Drama for 24 years. She has directed high school, college, and community theatre. In 1997 her theatre program was chosen to represent the US at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh Scotland where they performed Woody Allen's Don't Drink the Water. She has written five plays as well as a musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid. An avid mystery reader she lives in rural Montana with four cats and a herd of deer.