Read For Pixels: Meet The Authors

Welcome to the Read For Pixels Author Bios section where you can learn more about the award-winning and bestselling authors who support The Pixel Project’s Celebrity Male Role Model Pixel Reveal campaign who will be taking part in the International Women’s Day Edition of the 2018 Read For Pixels campaign.

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Amanda Hocking

Amanda Hocking_croppedAMANDA HOCKING is the author of over twenty young adult novels, including the New York Times bestselling Trylle trilogy and Kanin Chronicles. Her love of pop culture and all things paranormal influence her writing. She spends her time in Minnesota, taking care of her menagerie of pets and working on her next book.

Amanda will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 3rd 2018 (Saturday).

Learn more about Amanda at www.worldofamandahocking.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @amanda_hocking.

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Ann Aguirre

Ann Aguirre_CroppedANN AGUIRRE is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author; before she began writing full time, she was a clown, a clerk, a voice actress, and a savior of stray kittens. She lives in sunny Mexico with her husband, children, and various pets. She writes all kinds of genre fiction for adults and teens.

Ann will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on March 16th 2018 (Friday).

Learn more about Ann at www.annaguirre.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @MsAnnAguirre.

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Beth Cato

Beth Cato_CroppedNebula-nominated BETH CATO is the author of the Clockwork Dagger duology and the new Blood of Earth Trilogy from Harper Voyager. Her newest novel is Call of Fire. She’s a Hanford, California native transplanted to the Arizona desert, where she lives with her husband and son.

Beth will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on March 4th 2018 (Sunday).

Learn more about Beth at www.BethCato.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @BethCato.

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Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins_croppedBEVERLY JENKINS is the recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance. She has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Literature and was featured both in the documentary “Love Between the Covers” and on CBS Sunday Morning. Since the publication of Night Song in 1994, she has been leading the charge for multicultural romance, and has been a constant darling of reviewers, fans, and her peers alike, garnering accolades for her work from the likes of The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Salon, and NPR.

Beverly will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 24th 2018 (Saturday).

Learn more about Beverly at www.beverlyjenkins.net. You can follow her on Twitter at @authorMsBev

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Carrie Vaughn

Carrie Vaughn_croppedCARRIE VAUGHN is the New York Time Bestselling author of more than twenty novels and over eighty short stories. She’s best known for the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings — the series includes fourteen novels and a collection of short stories — and the superhero novels in the Golden Age saga. She has been nominated for the Hugo Award, various RT Reviewer Choice Awards — winning for Best First Mystery for Kitty and The Midnight Hour — and won the 2011 WSFA Small Press award for best short story for “Amaryllis.”

Carrie will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on March 9th 2018 (Friday).

Learn more about Carrie at www.carrievaughn.com.

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Dana Cameron

Dana Cameron_croppedWhether writing SF/F/H, noir, historical fiction, thriller, or traditional mystery, DANA CAMERON draws from her expertise in archaeology.  Her work has won multiple Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards and earned an Edgar Award nomination. The Emma Fielding mysteries were optioned by Muse Entertainment; Site Unseen debuted in 2017 (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel).

Dana will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 18th  2018 (Sunday).

Learn more about Dana at www.danacameron.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @danacmrn

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Diana Rowland

Diana Rowland_croppedDIANA ROWLAND is the award-winning Urban Fantasy author of the White Trash Zombie and Kara Gillian series. She has worked as a bartender, a blackjack dealer, a pit boss, a street cop, a detective, a computer forensics specialist, a crime scene investigator, and a morgue assistant, which means that she’s seen a lot of weird crap. She won the marksmanship award in her Police Academy class, has a black belt in Hapkido, has handled numerous dead bodies in various states of decomposition, and can’t rollerblade to save her life.

Diana will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 31st 2018 (Saturday).

Learn more about Diana at www.dianarowland.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @dianarowland

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Faith Hunter

Faith Hunter_CroppedNew York Times Bestselling author FAITH HUNTER writes three series: the Jane Yellowrock series, dark urban fantasy novels featuring Jane, a Cherokee Skinwalker; the Rogue Mage novels, a dark, urban fantasy / post apocalyptic series and role playing game featuring Thorn St. Croix; and the Soulwood series featuring Nell Nicholson Ingram.

Faith will be doing a long-form written interview which will be published on March 17th 2018 (Saturday).

Learn more about Faith at www.faithhunter.net. You can follow her on Twitter at @HunterFaith.

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Jodi Meadows

Jodi Meadows_croppedJODI MEADOWS wants to be a ferret when she grows up and she has no self-control when it comes to yarn, ink, or outer space. Still, she manages to write books. She is the author of the Incarnate Trilogy, the Orphan Queen Duology, and the Fallen Isles Trilogy (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen), and a coauthor of My Lady Jane (HarperTeen).

Jodi will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 25h 2018 (Sunday).

Learn more about Jodi at www.jodimeadows.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jodimeadows.

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Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver_croppedLAUREN OLIVER is the New York Times bestselling author of the YA novels Replica, Vanishing Girls, Panic, and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages. The film rights to both Replica and Lauren’s bestselling first novel, Before I Fall, were acquired by AwesomenessTV; a major motion picture adaptation of Before I Fall was announced by Open Road Films in 2016. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU’s MFA programme, Lauren Oliver is also the co-founder of content development company Paper Lantern Lit.

Lauren will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on March 11h 2018 (Sunday).

Learn more about Lauren at www.laurenoliverbooks.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @OliverBooks.

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Lynn Flewelling

Lynn Flewelling_latestOnce upon a time in the magical  wilds of Maine there was a little girl—who would someday be known as LYNN FLEWELLING—who would not, could not stop pretending. When she grew up she pretended her way into the Nightrunner series and The Tamír Triad, and all was well. Lynn’s work appears in a dozen languages. Born in northern Maine, Lynn is happily transplanted in Redlands, California, with her husband and too many animals.

Lynn will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 6.00pm PST on March 2nd 2018 (Friday).

You can catch up with Lynn on Facebook and follow her on Twitter at @LynnFlewelling.

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Molly Harper

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Molly will be doing a live reading and Q&A session for the Read for Pixels Google Hangout Session at 8.30pm EST on March 10th 2018 (Saturday).

Learn more about Molly at www.mollyharper.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @MollyHarperAuth.

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