Patti Callahan is the New York Times-bestselling author of 16 novels. In 2018, she dazzled readers and critics alike with her first historical novel, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, about the life of Joy Davidman, wife of C.S. Lewis. A recipient of the 2020 Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer and a USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Globe and Mail bestseller, the novel was called “a masterpiece…that won’t soon be forgotten” (Library Journal, starred review) and “an incredible portrait of a complex woman” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). Her most recent novel is Once Upon a Wardrobe.