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Author Shawn A. Cosby and his new novel, Razorblade Tears
Daryl M., July 27, 2021

Shawn A. Cosby is a writer from Southeastern Virginia, now residing in Gloucester, Virginia. His short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines.

Christina Rice is the Senior Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection and author of Mean...Moody...Magnificent! Jane Russell
Daryl M., July 22, 2021

Christina Rice is the Senior Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection, a position she has held for twelve of her sixteen years with the library.

Author Becky Chambers and her latest novel, A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Daryl M., July 15, 2021

Becky Chambers is a science fiction author based in Northern California. She is best known for her Hugo Award-winning Wayfarers series. Her books have also been nominated for the Arthur C.

Author Grant Farley and his latest novel, The Album of Dr. Moreau
Daryl M., July 08, 2021

Daryl Gregory was the 2009 winner of IAFA William L. Crawford Fantasy Award for his first novel Pandemonium.

Author Jean Hanff Korelitz and her latest novel, The Plot
Daryl M., July 01, 2021

Jean Hanff Korelitz is the author of the novels You Should Have Known (which aired on HBO in October 2020 as The Undoing, starring Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, and Donald

Cassandra Lane and her debut novel, We Are Bridges
Daryl M., June 24, 2021

Cassandra Lane is the winner of the Louise Meriwether First Book Prize and Editor-in-Chief of L.A. Parent Magazine. She previously worked as a newspaper staff reporter and received an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University LA.

Author Samantha Silva and her latest novel, Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft
Daryl M., June 17, 2021

Samantha Silva is the author of the novel, Mr. Dickens and His Carol, and a screenwriter who has sold projects to Paramount, Universal, and New Line Cinema.

Author JJA Harwood and her debut novel, The Shadow in the Glass
Daryl M., June 10, 2021

JJA Harwood is an author, editor, and blogger. She grew up in Norfolk, read History at the University of Warwick, and eventually found her way to London, which is still something of a shock for somebody used to so many fields.

Children authors working at Los Angeles Public Library
Shanna Kim, June 09, 2021

Here at the Los Angeles Public Library, our staff members don't just work with books—they write them, too! I had the honor of interviewing these three wonderful authors at our library who write books for children.

Author Ryan La Sala and his latest novel, Be Dazzled
Daryl M., June 03, 2021

Ryan La Sala grew up in Connecticut, but only physically.