Madonna Dries Christensen previously compiled the anthologies Dolls Remembered and Toys Remembered. Three times nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Madonna’s work has appeared in more than 100 publications over the past 30 years. Her other published books are: The Quiet Warrior; Swinging Sisters; Masquerade: The Swindler Who Conned J. Edgar Hoover; In Her Shoes: Step By Step; The Orator And The Sage; and Patricide. Patricide was a finalist in the 2015 Indie Excellence Book Awards. Madonna is a monthly columnist for Extra Innings and Today’s Seniors, and recently retired from 20 years editing and publishing Doorways, a memoir publication. She has written several editions of family history and compiled a couple dozen personalized booklets for family members and her three grandchildren.