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Completely Booked: Lit Chat with Dawnie Walton

Dawnie Walton Lit Chat Completely Booked

Dawnie Walton left Jacksonville after high school to pursue a successful career in magazines. Now she returns to town to chat with us about her first novel, which features a music magazine editor on a mission to discover the truth about an enigmatic music duo – a mission which includes a quick trip to Northeast Florida!

Completely Booked: Lit Chat with Andres Rojas

Andres Rojas was born in Cuba and came to the U.S. at age 13. He’s been writing poetry since just about then, has an MFA and a JD from the University of Florida, and currently works for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is also the poetry editor for Compose.

Interviewer Tim Gilmore counts Andres Rojas as one of his favorite poets on a bookshelf with nearly 1000 volumes of poetry. He is also the author of 20 books and several works for the stage, and is the founder of the literary arts festival JaxbyJax.

Completely Booked: Lit Chat with Alyssa Day

Alyssa Day Lit Chat Completely Booked

Alyssa Day is the pen name (and dark and tortured alter ego) of author Alesia Holliday. As Alyssa, she is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author with more than a million books sold, and she writes the Warriors of Poseidonand Cardinal Witches paranormal romance series and the Tiger’s Eye Mysteriesa paranormal mystery series. As Alesia, she writes comedies that make readers snort things out of their noses, and is the author of the award-winning memoir about military families during war-time deployments: Email to the Front.

Completely Booked: Lit Chat with Mia P. Manansala

Mia P Manansala Lit Chat | Completely Booked

Mia P. Manansala is a writer and book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness, and her millennial love for pop culture.

She is the winner of the 2018 Hugh Holton Award, the 2018 Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, the 2017 William F. Deeck - Malice Domestic Grant for Unpublished Writers, and the 2016 Mystery Writers of America/Helen McCloy Scholarship. She's also a 2017 Pitch Wars alum and 2018-2020 mentor.

Completely Booked: Lit Chat with Debora De Farias

Debora De Farias Lit Chat - Completely Booked Podcast

Debora G. De Farias graduated in Dentistry from the University of Brasilia, followed by a Master Degree in Health Sciences. She also obtained her equivalent D.D.S degree from the University of Florida, when she moved to the United States in 2001. Debora is passionate about her health career, literature and arts. An avid reader since the age of four, she grew up surrounded by books, fascinated especially by the true stories of those unknown heroes and heroines that are part of our history. This is one of the main reasons she began the writing journey with her first historical novel, Standing Tall. Debora lives in Jacksonville, Florida, with her husband Toan Nguyen and their son Andrew.


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