Jana Laiz is the author of the triple award-winning novel, Weeping Under This Same Moon, Moonbeam Silver Medal Winner, The Twelfth Stone, Elephants of the Tsunami, the co-author of "A Free Woman On God's Earth, The True Story of Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman, The Slave Who Won Her Freedom" optioned to be a feature film, Thomas & Autumn andSimon Says ~ Tails Told By The Red Lion Inn Ambassador. Jana has been invited to speak about writing all over the world. She is passionate about our beautiful planet and endeavors to make a difference in the world and to work with others who feel the same. She is the very first Writer-In-Residence at Herman Melville's beloved Arrowhead. She lives in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.