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Betsy Woodman spent ten childhood years in India. After graduating from Smith College, Betsy Woodman did African studies at the University of Zambia, and got a Master’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis. She has contributed non-fiction pieces and several hundred book reviews to various publications, and was a writer and editor for the award-winning documentary series Experiencing War, produced for the Library of Congress and aired on Public Radio International.She has taught languages, programmed computers, fact-checked history books, done survey research, and directed a Scottish music ensemble. Nowadays, when she not dreaming up scrapes for Jana Bibi and her friends, she works on her Baroque recorder technique and Hindi vocabulary.
She lives in her native New Hampshire.