Anthea T. Piscarik is currently a fundraiser for a non-profit organization in Delaware. She established a professional writing career as a playwright and news reporter for a Catholic Christian weekly publication. A graduate of the University of Delaware, she continued her theatre studies at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, and film studies in the inaugural Act One: Writing for Hollywood program. She is an identical twin, studies ballet, teaches religious education, and records news stories for the blind. As a producer, Anthea is working on a documentary about a blind couple raising their own sighted twins. Unearthing Christmas, her first novel, began with a dream.