Tara Conklin's debut novel The House Girl was a New York Times bestseller,#1 IndieNext Pick and Target book club pick. Her second, The Last Romantics, is forthcoming in 2017 from William Morrow/Harper Collins. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for the Bridport, Mslexia and Bristol prizes and published in the Bristol Prize Anthology and Pangea: An Anthology of Stories from Around the Globe. Tara was born on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands and grew up in western Massachusetts. Previously she has worked as a waitress, event organizer, card dealer, human rights advocate and corporate lawyer. Tara now writes full time while looking after her 3 kids, 2 gerbils and 1 chameleon in Seattle.
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