I was reading books before age five. I have a vivid memory of a teacher at my preschool asking us if anyone was interested in learning how to read. I thought that learning how to read would be like unlocking this secret universe that only adults had access to, and I jumped at the chance. From that moment on, I devoured anything I could get my hands on.

I carried my love for reading and writing as I grew older. I’ve worked in the publishing industry for almost a decade now and I spent a large chunk of those years working as a development editor. There is nothing I love more than to help an author polish her prose and find her voice. I am always so thrilled to watch authors I have worked with succeed in the industry.

I live in Boston with my husband and our three cats, all named after characters from the TV show LOST. When we aren’t dealing with frigid temperatures and blizzards in New England, my husband and I love to travel around the country to follow our favorite bands on their summer tours.


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