Kim Michele Richardson resides in Kentucky where she has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, building houses, and is an advocate for the prevention of child abuse, partnering with the U.S. Navy for the prevention of domestic violence. "Liar’s Bench" is her first novel. She is also the author of the bestselling memoir "The Unbreakable Child". Kim Michele is a contributor to the Huffington Post and New York Journal of Books. Her second novel, "GodPretty in the Tobacco Field" is out in book stores. Her third novel, "The Sisters of Glass Ferry" will arrive in stores December, 2017.