Author Kate Robinson

About AKA @katerwriter, Kate Robinson began her literary career writing bad poetry at age ten. After working as a grocery clerk, nursing assistant and home health aide, city bus driver, museum aide, a variety of office assistant positions, and K-12 substitute teacher, all while studying (BA 1999, MA 2010) and…

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Author Marco Rafalà

About Marco Rafalà is a first-generation Sicilian American novelist, musician, and writer for award-winning tabletop role-playing games. He earned his MFA in Fiction from The New School and is a cocurator of the Guerrilla Lit Reading Series in New York City. Born in Middletown, Connecticut, he now lives in Brooklyn,…

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Author Nahid Rachlin

About Nahid Rachlin went to Columbia University Writing Program on a Doubleday-Columbia Fellowship and then went on to Stanford University writing program on a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. Her publications include a memoir, PERSIAN GIRLS (Penguin), four novels, JUMPING OVER FIRE (City Lights), FOREIGNER (W.W. Norton), MARRIED TO A STRANGER (E.P.Dutton),…

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Author Christine E. Ray

About Christine E. Ray lives outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A former Managing Editor of Sudden Denouement Publications, she founded Indie Blu(e) Publishing with Kindra M. Austin in September 2018.  Ray is the author of the award-winning Composition of a Woman and The Myths of Girlhood. Her writing is also featured in SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks…

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Author Robert J. Romano, Jr.

About Robert J. Romano, Jr. and his wife, Trish, have owned a camp in the Rangeley Lakes region of western Maine for more than thirty years. He is the author of the Rangeley Lakes series of novels: North of Easie, West of Rangeley, and Brook Trout Blues.  North of Easie won second place in…

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Author Ed Rice

About This former daily newspaper reporter and weekly newspaper editor combined his love of journalism and baseball with his interest in Native Americans to write the biography of Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first-known Native American to play professional baseball. His book Baseball’s First Indian , Louis Sockalexis: Penobscot Legend ,…

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Author Anica Mrose Rissi

About: Anica Mrose Rissi is the author of the Anna, Banana chapter-book series; the picture books Watch Out for Wolf!, The Teacher’s Pet, and Love, Sophia on the Moon; and the YA novels Always Forever Maybe and Nobody Knows but You. Her essays have been published by The Writer and…

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Author Jeffrey H. Ryan

About Jeffrey H Ryan is an author, adventurer, photographer and historian. He has written several books about his outdoor exploits, his fascination with hiking trails and the people and places found just off the beaten path. His debut book, Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-year hike on America’s trail was hailed by…

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