Ruth McCoy

Ruth McCoy is the pen name of Linda McCoy Cromartie. Growing up in Mississippi, she left to study English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since graduation in 1973, she has lived in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, another stint in Chapel Hill, Athens GA, and back again in North Carolina-this time in the small mountain town of Franklin NC. The rich history, legends, and natural environment of the high valley town and its surrounding mountains continually inspire her writing.

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