A teacher, published writer, and single mom of two boys, Ginger's areas of expertise are in fiction and creative nonfiction writing, editing, and creative survival. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Houston in Literature and Creative Writing and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English from the University of Virginia. Her work has appeared in Salon, Oxford American, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and Feminist Studies among other journals and magazines. Her first novel, The Algebra of Snow, was nominated for a Pushcart Editor’s Choice Award. She is a Certified Martha Beck Life Coach and a KMCC Creativity Coach. She teaches fiction and memoir writing at the university level and with private clients.