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Joan C. Benson

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Joan Benson is a freelance writer, a former reading specialist, a wife, mother of 4 adult children, and a proud grandmother to eight cherished grandchildren. Joan has written other devotional materials for, and has been a contributing writer for “The Christian Leader,” the Regent Alumni magazine. She has written articles for LifeWay’s “Parent Life” magazine and developed children’s Sunday School curriculum for over 12 years. Joan has also written magazine articles for a variety of Christian publishers. In addition, Joan continues to write for an array of educational publishers, developing both teacher and student reading materials. Her debut historical fiction, His Gift, was released in July 2020, published by Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. Visit her website:, or her author’s Facebook page: joancbenson at, or find her Wordpress blog - Joan and her husband, Jan, live in Chesapeake, VA, with their two Bichon Frisés, Cupcake and Angel Joy.