The Ohio Connection
- Born in Dayton, Ohio and currently lives in Ripley, Ohio.
- Attended Denison University, graduating in 1971 with degrees in history and psychology.
- Hagedorn’s third work, Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes of the Underground Railroad, emerged from her time in Ripley. While researching another project, Hagedorn discovered information about Ripley, causing her to move from New York to Ohio to do further research.
- Lectures and conducts writing workshops at Denison University.