ABOUT JOAN C. BENSON
Joan has been a blogger for several years,and most recently released her debut historical fiction, His Gift, a YA story set during The Great Depression, published by Elk Lake Publishing, Inc, 2020. Joan was a reading specialist and teacher coach before becoming a full-time freelance writer for both educational and religious markets. She has written stand-alone educational books for language arts programs, supplementary reading materials, assessments, and articles for magazines,in both children’s and adult markets.
- Joan finds meaning in encouraging her readers as they live their personal stories. Her latest book project, His Gift, has coincidentally come out during the pandemic of 2020, and she hopes this story will resonate with young adults who have experienced personal losses like her main character. Molly faces an unbelievable obstacle at the onset of The Great Depression, dashing her dreams, and resolving in a way she never imagined. Helping others come to terms with the uncontrollable events in their lives gives this author a passion for writing.