RICHARDSON, Faith




Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult

Faith Richardson previously published under her maiden name, Fay S. Lapka. A self-described non-recovering 'bookaholic', she was influenced by early favourites such as the Enid Blyten 'Adventure' Series, Trixie Beldon and Cherry Ames, the Nesbit stories, and, later, Madeleine L'Engle's and L. M. Montgomery's novels. As a young author, she was mentored by Madeleine L'Engle (author of Newberry Award winner, A Wrinkle in Time) and to assist her in Writer's Workshops at Regent College, Vancouver School of Theology, and Oxford College. Richardson is a Registered Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner. Her books grow out of a tradition of healing arts: story and medicine. Originally from Vancouver, she moved to California with her husband, artist Vincent James Richardson.

CITY/TOWN: Los Angeles and Richmond

DATE OF BIRTH: 06-20-1957

PLACE OF BIRTH: Vancouver, BC

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: RN/Nurse Practitioner

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

The Peacock's Stone -- Fox Song Books, 2003
Tree Root and River Rat -- Fox Song Books, 2003
Angel Walker (Reprint) -- Fox Song Books, 2003
Dark is a Color -- Harold Shaw Publishers/Hodder & Stoughten 1990/1991
Hoverlight -- Harold Shaw Publishers/Hodder & Stoughten 1991/1992
The Sea, the Song, and the Trumpetfish -- Harold Shaw Publishers 1991

[BCBW 2003] "Kidlit"