FANNIE FLAGG began writing and producing television specials at age nineteen and went on to distinguish herself as an actress and writer in television, films, and the theater. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (which was produced by Universal Pictures as Fried Green Tomatoes), Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!, and Standing in the Rainbow. Flagg's script for Fried Green Tomatoes was nominated for both the Academy and Writers Guild of America Awards and won the highly regarded Scripters Award. Flagg lives in California and in Alabama.
Praise for Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!
"Satisfying . . . [Flagg's] faith in the healing power of small
towns and family is refreshing."
-People "[Flagg] keeps it simple, she keeps it bright, she keeps it moving right along-and, most of all, she keeps it beloved."
-The New York Times Book Review "You'd have to be a stone to read Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! without laughing and crying."
-The Christian Science Monitor