Author Bio

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R. J. Howell is a writer, an artist, and a library nerd. A Chicago native, she earned her BA in Fiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago and her MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program.

Her short fiction has appeared in magazines such as Arsenika and Translunar Travelers Lounge, and in anthologies such as Smoking Pen Press’ Vampires, Zombies and Ghosts, Mt. Misery Press’ Neon Druid, and Astral Books’ Beyond the Stars: Rocking Space and Beyond the Stars: Infinite Expanse.

She’s a firm believer in living a life well-read.

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