My guest today is a Sarton Award winner for her debut novel, Luz. Her second novel, Josie and Vic, will be published in April 2023. After working for a decade as a registered nurse, she returned to college to pursue her passion for literature and writing. She is a former English teacher at a Los Angeles public high school and English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor to adults from all over the world. Her experience as an immigrant rights advocate influences much of her writing. She currently lives with her husband and little dog California, just minutes from her two horses. Welcome to Authors Over 50, Debra Thomas.