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Author Susanna Hoffs and her first novel, This Bird Has Flown
Daryl M., July 20, 2023

Boasting one of pop’s most beloved voices, Susanna Hoffs graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Art.

Author Christopher Huang and his latest novel, Unnatural Ends
Daryl M., July 18, 2023

Christopher Huang grew up in Singapore, an only child in a family tree that expands dramatically sideways at his parents' generation.

Author Rose Wilding and her debut novel, Speak of the Devil
Daryl M., July 13, 2023

Rose Wilding is a crime writer from the north of England. She studied at the University of Manchester, the University of Sunderland, and Towson University.

Author Meg Shaffer and her debut novel, The Wishing Game
Daryl M., June 29, 2023

Meg Shaffer is a part-time creative writing instructor and a full-time MFA candidate in TV and Screenwriting at Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri.

C. E. McGill and their novel Our Hideous Progeny
Daryl M., June 20, 2023

C. E. McGill is 23 years old and was born in Scotland and raised in North Carolina.

Author Britttany N. Williams and her debut novel, That Self-Same Metal
Daryl M., June 15, 2023

Brittany N. Williams () is a classically-trained actress who studied Musical Theatre at Howard University and Shakespearean performance at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in London.

Marjorie McCown and her book
Daryl M., June 08, 2023

Marjorie McCown has spent her entire professional life in the story-telling business, though she started out on the visual side of the craft.

Author Thomas Mullen and his latest novel, Blind Spots
Daryl M., June 01, 2023

Thomas Mullen is the internationally acclaimed author of six previous novels; The