Discovering Emilie, Penelope's Daughter, and the Four Seasons are the works of Laurel Corona. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis, her master's degree from the University of Chicago, and her doctorate from the University of Chicago. She has taught at San Diego State University, UC San Diego, and San Diego City College, among other institutions. She currently resides in San Diego. Laurel Corona's website is www.laurelcorona.com.