A Life of Books: Gabriel Patterson, author of Reminding Me of Mo

A Life of Books: Gabriel Patterson, author of Reminding Me of Mo

Gabriel Patterson is and musician and storyteller from Denver. His career has always been about representing his home city and the people he knows and loves. His debut memoir is no different. Reminding Me of Mo is an ode to his friend Geranimo Maestas, who was murdered for his Denver Broncos jacket in 1993.

Debutiful asked the author to answer our recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know him better.

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A Life of Books: Deb Rogers, author of Florida Woman

A Life of Books: Deb Rogers, author of Florida Woman

Deb Rogers does it all. She’s a diversity consultant, was previously a pop culture editor of SheKnows, a producer of the storytelling series Listen to Your Mother, and an LGBT community leader who helped host Queerosphere. She’s also damn funny. Her debut novel Florida Woman will make you laugh so hard that your socks will fall off.

Debutiful asked the author to answer our recurring A Life of Books questionnaire so readers can get to know her better.

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A Life of Books: Anna Hogeland, author of The Long Answer

A Life of Books: Anna Hogeland, author of The Long Answer

Anna Hogeland may be the only literary fiction debut author of 2022 with an MSW and and MFA. She has a private practice as a psychotherapist in addition to writing The Long Answer. Her debut is a heartbreaking mediation on grief, friendship, and pregnancy with a nuanced understanding. She tackles heavy issues with careful thought and precision. It’s a memorable story that provides a voice to one often overlooked and misunderstood in media.

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A Life of Books: Reema Patel, author of Such Big Dreams

A Life of Books: Reema Patel, author of Such Big Dreams

Reema Patel, a Tornoto-based writer and lawyer, spent years working with youth non-profits and in human-rights advocacy. Her debut novel, Such Big Dreams, came out in April via Ballantine Books.

The book follows a young woman living in a Mumbai slum as she grapples with a incident that occurred a decade prior that resulted in the loss of her best friend. She currently works for a non-profit and her world turns upside-down when a Bollywood star decides to make herself the face of organization.

We asked Reema to to answer our A Life of Books questionnaire so readers could get to know her better.

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