Alicia Hendley is the mother of four, as well as a writer. Her first novel A Subtle Thing was published by Five Rivers Publishing in 2010. Her poem Mediation was published in Roommagazine (Issue 34.3). She was long-listed for the Vanderbilt-Exile Short Fiction Award in both 2010 and 2011. Her creative non-fiction piece Passed Over was published in the April issue of Hippocampus Magazine. Her screenplay Snake Oil was short-listed for the Gotham Screen International Film Festival’s screenplay contest.

Alicia blogs regularly for a regional autism website (http://www.autismspectrumconnection.com/). She has a PhD in clinical psychology.