A member of the Romance Writers of America she was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
An outstanding student in literature and the arts she proceeded on with her dream of becoming a writer.
She is the successful author behind such classics as; "Outside My Window" and "A Woman's Garden of Verses". a soon to be published work.
Trude holds the belief that children's literature is the key to education. She currently lives in Florida where she continues to write and promote children s literacy.
This published author has written for more than twenty years under the pen names of Fannie's Girl and Trude Brooks.
Her most recent pseudonym, Emma Fay is a dedication to both her mother-in-law Emma, and her mother Fay.
She is the recipient of poetry awards.