Gay Toltl Kinman has nine award nominations for her writing; several short stories in American and English magazines and anthologies; twelve children’s books and stories; a Y.A. gothic novel; eight adult mysteries; and collections of short stories. Several of her short plays were produced—now in a collection of twenty plays, The Play’s the Thing; many articles in professional journals and newspapers; and has co-edited two non-fiction books. Kinman has library and law degrees.

Charles Darwin waited twenty years after he developed his theory of natural selection before he finally published The Origin of Species. He understood the controversial nature of his finds. The gamble of going public with the suggestion that humans descend from apes was enormous.
Bernadette Murphy in Harley and Me