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Author Interviews!

Atmosphere Press is proud to bring readers the Atmosphere Press Presents author interview series. We’re happy to have this archive of excellent author interviews and success stories for you to enjoy. Learn about authors and their books, from book title origin stories to music playlists that relate to their writing to what it was like seeing the cover for the first time.
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An Interview with Katie Carroll, author of Only Dark Edges

Award-winning author Katie L. Carroll began writing after her sixteen-year-old sister, Kylene, unexpectedly passed away. Since then writing has taken her to many wonderful places—both real and imagined. She wrote her YA fantasy Elixir Bound, winner of the 2019 Connecticut Author Project for Best YA, and its sequel Elixir Saved so Kylene could live on in the pages of a book.

An Interview with Joyce Moore, author of The Flower Girl: Hidden

Joyce Jean Moore is a native of Mt. Vernon, Illinois. She attended AIU in Chicago, IL, where she received her Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting. She is the owner/CEO of Kingdom Financial Services Management, LLC, located in Atlanta, GA, where she has lived for the past nine years.

An Interview with Abigail Slade, author of Cancelled

I am a forty-six-year-old housewife with a BA (hons.) in History from the OU. I was born in Mansfield, north Nottinghamshire, but now live in Reading, Berkshire, with my husband. I have always been an avid reader since my earliest memories and was devouring books like the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings in Infants School. I read a number of genres which I enjoy for numerous reasons from simple good old escapism to expanding my knowledge. My favourite authors include Raymond E Feist, Matthew Reilly, and Colleen McCollough, amongst many others.

Unsettled Feelings: An Interview with Alyssa Gambacorta, author of Lovely Minds

Born and raised in upstate New York, Alyssa gets deep and personal in her first published poetry collection. These poems cover a range of personal challenges every young adult has experienced through the course of growing up. Although Alyssa is quite vocal and advocates for herself and others today, she was a very shy and reserved child. Alyssa grew up with a love for writing as early as five years old, despite her struggles with dyslexia. Her mom began buying her journals, which encouraged her to write as she began using writing as an outlet to express herself. She found…