Laurie Robertson is an Alaskan author who has ventured into the American west seeking voices from the past to influence her writing. The poet and author lives with her family in Fairbanks Alaska where she teaches high school science, enjoys downhill skiing, snowshoeing, and the study of herbal medicines. Crossing at Sweet Grass is her debut historical novel. She also writes inspirational poetry so start looking for her next book, The Ascension Circus Comes to Town. It is coming to your neighborhood soon!