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Olive O’Brien

Olive O’Brien is an author and publisher. Olive has published three children’s books, Perry the Playful Polar Bear, Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green and Eco Zico. She has also published a children’s book app for the iPad. She has a Masters in Journalism and previously worked as a features writer and news reporter at […]

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Katherine McCord

Katherine McCord’s third book, My CIA, is a lyric essay/memoir. My CIA was named a top ten book of 2012 by the Review of Art, Literature, Philosophy and Humanities; added to their ongoing list of Great Nonfiction reads; and recently noted as one of the best books of the 5,000 they have reviewed since their inception. It won a […]

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Suzanne Kamata

Suzanne Kamata is the award-winning author of four novels – Losing Kei (Leapfrog Press, 2008), Gadget Girl: The Art of Being Invisible (GemmaMedia, 2013), Screaming Divas (Simon Pulse 2014), The Mermaids of Lake Michigan (Wyatt-Mackenzie Publishing, 2017) -- and a short story collection, he Beautiful One Has Come

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Scott Onak

Scott Onak's fiction has been published in Ninth Letter, Mid-American Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, and Willow Springs, and his book reviews appear on The Rumpus. He earned his MFA in Fiction at the University of Idaho and has taught creative writing at the University of Chicago, Story Studio Chicago, and elsewhere. He has been awarded residencies...

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Jeff Hirsch

Jeff Hirsch lives in Providence, Rhode Island where he occasionally takes a break from baking cookies and wrestling with his dog to write books for teens. He’s published five novels with Scholastic and Clarion Books including The Eleventh Plague, The Darkest Path, The 39 Clues: Breakaway, and Black River Falls. You can learn more about him and his work […]

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Jodie Noel Vinson

Jodie Noel Vinson received her MFA in non-fiction creative writing from Emerson College, where she developed a book about her literary travels. Her essays and reviews have been published or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Creative Non-Fiction, The Gettysburg Review, The Massachusetts Review, Pleiades, Nowhere Magazine, The Rumpus, Rain Taxi, and The Los...

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