About the author

Born in Michigan, Beverly A. Li has lived in South Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. Employment consisted of entry-level retail work at grocery, shoe, and dime stores. Restaurant, motel, and factory labor followed until the lure of academia led to schools and libraries. She earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Georgia Southern College, a master’s degree in library science from the University of North Texas and completed graduate work in humanities at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Colorado is the current abode.