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Lisa Cindrich

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in Kansas City, The United States



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I was born in Shawnee Mission, Kansas and--after stops in Pennsylvania, D.C., Illinois, and Indiana--landed in Kansas once again. The second time around, Kansas stuck.

In 2001 I married "The Pearl of Strawberry Hill" (as my husband was dubbed by one of the longtime residents of the traditionally Croatian neighborhood where he grew up.) We have one beautiful daughter and a super sweet Brittany spaniel mix my husband rescued from the streets. (See what I mean about 'The Pearl?')

I've been writing since grade school. My first paid writing gig was a poem about field hockey read aloud at my high school's annual sports banquet. Since then I've moved on to historical children's fiction (In the Shadow of the Pali, published by G.P. Putnam) and the ad...more

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