Photo: Drew Reilly
is the award-winning author of the novels Queenpin
, The Song Is You
, Die a Little
and Bury Me Deep
. Her stories have appeared in Wall Street Noir
, Best Crime and Mystery Stories of the Year
and Queens Noir
. She is also the author of a nonfiction book, The Street Was Mine: White Masculinity in Hardboiled Fiction and Film Noir
, and the editor of A Hell of a Woman
, an anthology of female crime fiction. Her newest novel, The End of Everything
(Little, Brown, July 2011), tells the story of a 13-year-old girl in the 1980s suburbs whose best friend disappears. Raised in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, she lives in Queens, New York. Visit Megan at http://www.meganabbott.com.
Sara Gran is the author of the novels Dope, Come Closer, Saturn’s Return to New York, and the forthcoming Claire DeWitt series (HMH 2011). Her work has been published in over a dozen countries in nearly fifteen languages. Born in Brooklyn in 1971, Ms. Gran lived in Brooklyn until 2004. Since then she has traveled widely and lived throughout the US including Miami and New Orleans. She now resides in the state of California. Before making a living as a writer, Ms. Gran had many jobs, primarily with books, working at Manhattan bookstores like Shakespeare & Co, The Strand, and Housing Works, and selling used & rare books on her own. Visit Sara at www.saragran.com.