Margaret P. Milardo has written two novels. Brandi, which won the Grassic Novel Prize, was published by Evening Street Press in 2012. No Turning Backwas published in 2016. Margaret has a BA from Marietta College in Ohio and an MA in English from U of MA in Amherst. She has received a writing residency grant from Vermont Studio Center. She teaches writing at St. Joseph's College of Maine. She lives in Maine with her husband and her dog and has two children and three grandchildren.