June Park

Born and educated in England, June Park first trained as a ballerina and performed in many theatrical productions until a nursing career beckoned her. An avid reader, she cut her teeth on Dickens and Austen -- and every encyclopedia she could lay her hands on. But become a writer? "Never occurred to me," she says. "I thought most writers were ordained by God -- that others went mad in attics, while others fell prey to alcohol in Paris, so what chance did I have? I wasn't overly religious, I...See more