Jennifer L. Holm
Finnish North American Literature Association
Jennifer L. Holm lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she produces television
commercials. Her great-grandfather Charles Holm emigrated from Finland in the
1870s and was one of the first settlers in the Nasal Valley.
Our Only May Amelia. New York, Harper Trophy, an Imprint of HarperCollins
This fictional work is inspired by the diaries of Alice Amelia Holm, the great aunt of
Jennifer Holm. Alice was a Finnish-American girl who was born along the Nasal
River in Washington State.