MARTHA WHITMORE HICKMAN is the author of more than twenty books for adults and children. Among her adult titles areThe Growing Season, Fullness of Time,andI Will Not Leave You Desolate.Books for young children includeAnd God Created Squash, When Andy's Father Went to Prison,andEeps Creeps, It's My Room.
A native of Massachusetts and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Mount Holyoke, she has lived in the south for many years. To her writing she brings the additional perspective of being a wife, mother, grandmother, and sometime editor and teacher. She presently lives with her husband in Nashville, Tennessee.