Creative Writer - Author, Songwriter, and Singer Mimi Cross received a Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College, where she became editor of the college literary arts magazine, and a Master of Arts from New York University. She has performed widely, worked briefly in the music industry, and is an Arts educator. Mimi Cross is also the creator of Body of Writing, a practice that adds an additional dimension to the mind-body-spirit discipline of yoga: story. Her first two novels are Before Goodbye, an RWA Rita Award finalist for Best First Book, and Shining Sea. For links to her books and music please visit mimicross.com.