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Author S.L. Coney and her debut novel Wild Spaces
Daryl M., October 12, 2023

S. L. Coney obtained a master's degree in clinical psychology before abandoning academia to pursue a writing career. The author has ties to South Carolina and roots in St. Louis.

La autora Erica Alfaro y su libro motivacional, Harvesting Dreams
Salvadora Sosa Prieto, October 06, 2023

Erica Alfaro es autora galardonada, oradora principal y defensora de la educación. En 2019, sus fotos de graduación se volvieron virales y llegaron a los medios de comunicación de todo el mundo.

Author Erica Alfaro and her motivational book, Harvesting Dreams
Salvadora Sosa Prieto, October 06, 2023

Erica Alfaro is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and educational advocate. In 2019, Erica's graduation pictures went viral and made headlines around the world. She was featured in major media outlets such as CNN, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo News.

Author Fulton Ross and his debut novel, The Unforgiven Dead
Daryl M., October 05, 2023

Fulton Ross is a writer and journalist from the Scottish Highlands. A graduate of Scottish literature and history from Glasgow University, he has worked on national newspapers for more than a decade.

red orange yellow flames with banned books
Sheryn Morris, October 01, 2023

Over the centuries, various forms of expression have been banned or destroyed, and their creators have been censored, imprisoned, tortured, killed, exiled.

Author Timothy Janovsky and his latest novel, New Adult
Daryl M., September 28, 2023

Timothy Janovsky is a queer, multidisciplinary storyteller from New Jersey. He holds a degree in theatre and dance from Muhlenberg College.

Author Amiee Gibbs and her debut novel, The Carnivale of Curiosities
Daryl M., September 21, 2023

Amiee Gibbs grew up in rural Maryland, where she still lives on an allegedly haunted road, but has dreams of running away to Ireland.

Author Mat Osman and his latest novel, The Ghost Theatre
Daryl M., September 14, 2023

Mat Osman is a musician, songwriter, bassist, and founding member of the British band Suede, as well as a composer for film

Author Josh Winning and his latest novel, Burn the Negative
Daryl M., September 07, 2023

Josh Winning is the author of the critically acclaimed The Shadow Glass.