Program Participant, Harriet McDougal

Harriet McDougal Rigney is a poet and an editor known for her work on several best-selling fantasy books, including the iconic Wheel of Time series written by her late husband, James Oliver Rigney, Jr., who is best known by the pen name Robert Jordan. Jordan often claimed that all major female characters in the Wheel of Time series (and some of the minor female characters) have at least one trait that was inspired by Harriet.