crewel http://kbia.org en MU grad finds success in spinning a literary fairy tale http://kbia.org/post/mu-grad-finds-success-spinning-literary-fairy-tale <p></p><p></p><p>Author Gennifer Albin is a self-described “recovering academic” – she got her Master’s in English from MU in 2006, then she and her husband settled down back near family in Kansas, where she was a stay- at home mom with young children. But after an unexpected lay-off she and her husband found themselves struggling to make ends meet.</p><p>Albin’s answer? Write a novel, of course. Albin went from bankruptcy filing, to living the writer’s dream … complete with agents and publishers competing&nbsp; for her first novel, <em>Crewel</em>.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:25:15 +0000 Janet Saidi 31227 at http://kbia.org MU grad finds success in spinning a literary fairy tale