SeitzHeadshot2_052416Nicole Seitz is the author of seven highly acclaimed novels—The Cage-maker, Beyond Molasses Creek, The Inheritance of Beauty, Saving Cicadas, A Hundred Years of Happiness, Trouble the Water, and The Spirit of Sweetgrass. She is also the editor of When You Pass through Waters: Words of Hope and Healing from Your Favorite Authors and co-editor with Jonathan Haupt of the upcoming anthology, Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy (Fall 2018). Seitz holds a BA in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a BFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She lives in Charleston, SC with her husband and two children.