February Meeting – Jolina Petersheim

Please join us on Thursday, February 1, when Jolina Petersheim will share her story with us. We meet at Jonathan’s in Green Hills, with our program, which is free and open to the public, beginning at 6 p.m. Arrive early to mingle with attendees, starting at 5:00, maybe order a bite to eat. Bring a friend!

Jolina Petersheim’s most recent book is The Divide. She is the critically acclaimed author of The AllianceThe Midwife, and The Outcast, which Library Journal called “outstanding . . . fresh and inspirational” in a starred review and named one of the best books of 2013. That book also became an Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Christian Booksellers Association, and Amazon bestseller and was featured in Huffington Post’s Fall Picks, USA TodayPublishers Weekly, and the Tennessean. CBA Retailers + Resources called her second book, The Midwife, “an excellent read [that] will be hard to put down,” and Booklist selected The Alliance as one of its Top 10 Inspirational Fiction Titles for 2016. Jolina’s nonfiction writing has been featured in Reader’s DigestWriter’s Digest, and Today’s Christian Woman.

She and her husband share the same unique Amish and Mennonite heritage that originated in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, but they now live in the mountains of Tennessee with their three young daughters.

WNBA-Nashville Board Member Amy Lyles Wilson first met Jolina while she was working on her first novel. Even then, Amy Lyles knew Jolina would “make it” as a writer. Her dedication to the craft is inspiring. Plus, she’s a delightful human being! Please join us as we hear Jolina’s story.

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