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Laurie Frankel
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Laurie Frankel

Laurie Frankel Biography

Laurie Frankel writes novels (reads novels, teaches other people to write novels, raises a small person who reads and would like someday to write novels) in Seattle, Washington where she lives on a nearly vertical hill from which she can watch three different bridges while she's staring out her windows between words. She's originally from Maryland and makes good soup.

Frankel is the author of the novels This Is How It Always Is, The Atlas of Love, and Goodbye for Now.

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