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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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First Time For Everything by Henry Fry is an exciting queer coming-of-age debut book. Debutiful invited the writer to answer the recurring A Life of Books questionnaire so readers can get to know him better.Continue reading “A Life of Books: Henry Fry, author of First Time For Everything”
Dawn Winter has written one of the most funny and sexy books in recent memory. The Essex-based writer studied literature at University and Sedating Elaine is her first novel.
The book is a sharply dressed novel filled with humor as it follows a woman who wants to sedate her girlfriend in a hair-brained scheme that rivals Weekend and Bernie’s. Debutiful asked Dawn Winter to answer the recurring A Life of Books questionnaire so readers can get to know her better.Continue reading “A Life of Books: Dawn Winter, author of Sedating Elaine”
The Adroit Journal Senior Editor, Jenny Tinghui Zhang, has published her debut novel Four Treasures in the Sky. The book is an 1880s epic that uses the Chinese Exclusion Act as the backdrop. It explores the American West, immigration, racism, and so much more backed by breathtaking prose.
Zhang’s work has also been featured in Apogee, CALYX, Ninth Letter, Passages North, wildness, and The Rumpus, with essays in HuffPost, Bustle, The Cut, and HelloGiggles, among others.
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