Kim Omanchi

Lorilee Craker

Journalism, Memoir

Lorilee Craker is the author of 14 books, including Anne of Green Gables, My Daughter, and Me: What My Favorite Book Taught Me about Grace, Belonging, and the Orphan in Us Allthe New York Times bestseller Through the Storm with Lynne Spears; the CBA bestseller My Journey to Heaven with Marv Besteman; and Money Secrets of the Amish, a 2012 Audie Awards nominee. She has taught book proposal writing at writers’ conferences and consulted or written dozens of books proposals. She also blogs about serious church matters, funny life happenings, and compassion for all.

Festival Years: 2004, 2006, 2016, 2018