Donna Russo Morin
Donna Russo (Morin) is the internationally published author of seven multi-award-winning historical novels including PORTRAIT OF A CONSPIRACY: Da Vinci’s Disciples One (finalist in Foreword Reviews BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR), THE COMPETITION: Da Vinci’s Disciples Two (EDITOR’S CHOICE, Historical Novel Society Review) and the trilogy’s conclusion, THE FLAMES OF FLORENCE, released May 8, 2018. Also in the summer of 2018, her novel GILDED SUMMERS: A Novel of Newport’s Gilded Age will be released. Her other titles include The King’s Agent, recipient of a starred review in Publishers Weekly, The Courtier’s Secret, The Secret of the Glass, and To Serve a King.
A 25-year professional editor/story consultant, her work spans more than 40 manuscripts. She holds a BA in Communications, an A.A. in English Literature, and teaches for Writer’s Digest University. She has presented at national and academic conferences for over ten years. Donna is currently working on two screenplays.