Melanie Dickerson

Melanie  Dickerson

Melanie Dickerson has a bachelor's degree from the University of Alabama and has worked as a special education teacher in Georgia and Tennessee. She's also had the opportunity to teach English in Germany and Ukraine. Dickerson earned the Carol Award for young adult fiction in 2012, as well as the National Readers' Choice Award for best debut novel in 2010. Both The Merchant's Daughter and The Healer's Apprentice were Christy Award finalists. She resides near Huntsville, Alabama, with her husband and two daughters. Visit for additional information.