Martha Nelson

Martha Nelson has carried around stories in her head for sixty years, but Black Chokeberry is her first novel. Born and raised in Oswego, New York, she loved growing up on the shores of Lake Ontario. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and Lipscomb University and is a retired nonprofit executive, educator, award-winning journalist, and chef. She plays the piano and harp and used to play the flute. She has two grown sons, Terry and Billy Schiff, two daughters-in-law, Emily and Alicia, and...See more