Antonia Felix (antoniafelix.com) is the New York Times bestselling author of 20 nonfiction books, short fiction, a medical thriller, FATAL REMEDY, and a play. Her political biographies include ELIZABETH WARREN: HER FIGHT. HER WORK. HER LIFE (Sourcebooks, 2018), SONIA SOTOMAYOR: THE TRUE AMERICAN DREAM (Berkley/Penguin USA) and WESLEY K. CLARK: A BIOGRAPHY (Newmarket Press). As the first biographer of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, former New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman, and other prominent political women, she has spoken and lectured frequently on women in power and appeared on CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, SkyNews, NPR, PBS’s “Washington Journal,” CNN International, BBC, CBS Radio, Sirius X|M, and others, and is featured in the award-winning 2010 documentary "American Faust: From Condi to Neo-Condi." Ms. Felix’s public speaking appearances have included the Robert Dole Institute of Politics, Columbia-Montour Women’s Conference, Ozark and Tallgrass Creative Writing workshops, and Iowa Book Festival. To commemorate International Women’s Day 2014, she moderated a panel about women’s roles in promoting democracy in the Middle East and Iran at the U.S. House of Representatives. The author’s other biographies profile musical figures Andrea Bocelli, Harry Connick, Jr., and musical savant Tony Deblois, the latter three reflecting her professional background in music as a classical singer who has performed in concert and recital in many cities including New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Paris, Moscow, and Prague. She studied music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mannes College of Music in New York City, and Institute for Advanced Vocal Studies in Paris. Dr. Felix holds an Ed.D. from Minnesota State University, M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Wichita State University, and M.A. in English Language and Literature from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She lives on a ranch near St. Paul, Minnesota, with her husband, Stanford Felix.Read more Read less
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