Sandra MoranSandra Moran was an author and assistant adjunct professor of anthropology at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

A native Kansan, she worked professionally as a newspaper journalist, a political speech writer, and an archaeological tour manager. In her novels, she strived to create flawed characters struggling to find themselves within the cultural constructs of gender, religion and sexuality.

She authored several books including "Letters Never Sent," "Nudge," and “The Addendum.” Her latest novel, “All We Lack” was released in 2015. In Summer 2016, her next book will be published - "State of Grace."

In the Fall of 2015, Sandra learned that she had Stage 4 cancer. On November 7, 2015, Sandra passed away surrounded by family and friends.