Jarrod E, Stephens, author of four novels—Family Field Days, The Road Less Graveled, Snowing Oats in July, and Denison Vale (all OakTara)—is a schoolteacher, farmer, and freelance writer. He has also had numerous articles published in various magazines, including Farm World, Outdoor View, Turkey Country, Kentucky Outdoors Magazine, Countryside, and Country-Extra. A middle-school teacher with a B.A. and Masters degree in Middle Grades Education, he enjoys educating the next generation. He is a youth leader at his home church, Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, located in Eastern, Kentucky, where he, his wife, and sons attend. His years of teaching and working with youth have given him a passion for writing original works that will embolden God’s children and teach them simple truths of His Word.