About The Authors

Ingrid O. Duva and Betty O. McAleer are the coauthors of White Powder Fences. Their realistic fictional story resonates with a large community of culturally diverse immigrants who battle to adjust not only to a new geographical location but also to a set of social rules that may differ and at times conflict with his or her upbringing and mindset. In this coming of age story the authors pay tribute to two cultures through the experiences of the protagonist, Josefina.
Ingrid O. Duva is also an expert English-Spanish translator and interpreter.
Betty O. McAleer is also a lover of history, a wife, and a mother of two.