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[FBC14] Mariah MacCarthy, author of Squad

“This is the kind of book that, had I read it as a teenager, could’ve been a game-changer.” – Mariah MacCarthy


Mariah MacCarthy is a nonbinary creatrix and an award-winning writer, performer, and birth mother. They’ve written for BuzzFeed, Yes! magazine, LOOK magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, and others. Their plays have been performed all over the world, and the New York Times called their immersive party play Mrs. Mayfield’s Fifth-Grade Class of ’93 20-Year Reunion “a lot of fun.” They live in Astoria with their cat, Sophie. Squad is their first novel.

Connect with Mariah on Twitter @MariahMacCarthy, Instagram @mariahmwrites, or their personal website mariahmaccarthy.com. If you love Mariah’s work, please consider supporting them on PatreonClick here to get your copy of Squad.


Mariah’s book recommendations: Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink and Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown


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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: feminist thrillers, contemporary literary fiction, short stories, and anything that might be described as "irreverent"

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