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Author Justinian Huang and his debut novel, The Emperor and the Endless Palace
Daryl M., April 04, 2024

Born to immigrants in Monterey Park, California, Justinian Huang studied English at Pomona College and screenwriting at the University of Oxford.

Author Sophie Wan and her debut novel, Women of Good Fortune
Daryl M., March 28, 2024

Sophie Wan is a Bay Area native who is now battling the winters in Philadelphia. She graduated from UC Berkeley and spends far too much time drafting emails and drinking tea.

Author Shubnum Khan and her debut novel, The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years
Daryl M., March 21, 2024

Shubnum Khan is a South African author and artist.

Author Izzy Wasserstein and her debut novel, These Fragile Graces, This Fugitive Heart
Daryl M., March 14, 2024

Izzy Wasserstein is a queer, trans woman who teaches writing and literature. She was born and raised in Kansas and received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico.

Author Kacen Callender and their latest novel, Infinity Alchemist
Daryl M., February 22, 2024

Kacen Callender is the bestselling and award-winning author of multiple novels for children, teens, and adults, including the Stonewall Honor Book,

Author Gareth Brown and his debut novel, The Book of Doors
Daryl M., February 15, 2024

Gareth Brown wanted to be a writer from a very young age, and he completed his first novel as a teenager.

Author Douglas Preston and his latest novel, Fourteen Days
Daryl M., February 08, 2024

Douglas Preston is an author of thirty-nine books of both non-fiction and fiction, of which thirty-two have been New York Times bestsellers.

Author Emily Ruth Verona and her debut novel, Midnight on Beacon Street
Daryl M., February 01, 2024

Emily Ruth Verona received her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Cinema Studies from the State University of New York at Purchase. In 2014, she won the Pinch Literary Award in Fiction.