Rosemary Poole-Carter is a novelist and playwright whose work focuses on the history, mystery and eccentricity of the American South. Her novels Women of Magdalene, What Remains, and Juliette Ascending are all set in post-Civil War Louisiana. Her plays include The Familiar, a ghost story, The Little Death, a Southern gothic drama of 19th century New Orleans, and Mossy Cape, based on Southern folklore. Rosemary is a member of the Historical Novel Society, Mystery Writers of America, and the Dramatists Guild of America. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, she lives in Durham, North Carolina.