Bethany Hegedus


Bethany Hegedus is the award-winning author of Alabama Spitfire: The Story of Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird; Truth with a Capital T; and Between Us Baxters and coauthor along with Arun Gandhi of Grandfather Gandhi and Be the Change. She owns the Writing Barn, a writing workshop and retreat center in Austin, TX. Bethany is a former educator who speaks and teaches across the country. You can find her online at and on Twitter @BethanyHegedus.

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Book Dedications by Bethany Hegedus

  • To Susan, and all survivors. To the life and legacy of Maya Angelou, whose wisdom and wit taught me to embrace the healing power of the written and spoken word.
    Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou
  • For Carmen Oliver, Kirsten Cappy, and Alexandra Penfold—three women who do the hard work, day in and day out, because it's worth it.
    Hard Work, but It's Worth It: The Life of Jimmy Carter