JoAnne hails from the famous Hocking Hills region of southeastern Ohio. She has been a long-time resident of southeastern Ohio, and has worked in the blue-collar industry most of her life. Besides having several novels under her belt, she canvass paints.
When not busy with hobbies or working outside the home, JoAnne spends time with relatives, her dogs Jasmine and Scooter, and volunteers her time within the community. She is a member of the Hocking Hill's Arts and Craftsmen Association, The Hocking County Historical Society and Museum, and the Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center. JoAnne believes in family values and following your dreams.
Her newly released poetry collection, Poems About Life, Love, and Everything in Between, is available here It is a heartwarming read inspired by nature, inspiration, spiritualism, family, and love. Her original canvass paintings, can be found here