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Jacqueline Kolosov

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Jacqueline Kolosov

Jacqueline Kolosov (born in Chicago) is an American poet, children's book author, and professor. Her most recent collection of poetry is MODIGLIANI'S MUSE (WordTech Communications, 2009), and her most recent young adult novel is A SWEET DISORDER (Hyperion Books, 2009). Her poetry has appeared in literary journals and magazines including The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Poetry, Passages North Orion, PRISM International, The Malahat Review, Ecotone, and Western Humanities Review, and her honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She was raised in and around Chicago and graduated from University of Chicago with a B.A. and an M.A., and from New York University with a Ph.D. She teaches currently at Texas Tech University. She lives in West Texas with husband, poet William Wenthe, and their daughter Sophia.

Jacqueline Kolosov

Books by Jacqueline Kolosov

by Jacqueline Kolosov - Historical Fiction

At Queen Elizabeth's court, 16-year-old Miranda soon learns that a large part of her survival will depend on her knowing who to trust. When she distinguishes herself from the rest of the maidens at Court with her exquisite sewing and embroidery skills, Miranda is given the ultimate test to win Queen Elizabeth's favor --- to recreate Ann Boleyn's coronation gown. This could be Miranda's opportunity to escape marriage to the insufferable Lord Seagrave and establish an independent life at Court. But will she be able to reunite with Henry Raleigh, the man she has always loved?

by Jacqueline Kolosov - Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Orphaned as a young girl because of the imprudent marriage of her mother, Queen Katherine Parr, Mary Seymour vows never to fall in love—and under no circumstances will she marry. Lady Strange, her mysterious guardian, offers the young woman an extraordinary alternative to marriage: Mary is to become a white magician who will join Queen Elizabeth’s court and ensure the success of the Virgin Queen’s reign.