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[109] Halley Sutton, author of The Lady Upstairs

“As a woman, there are things you see on a daily basis that you get numb to them. But what if you could put those ragey feelings somewhere? And this book is where I put it.” – Halley Sutton

Halley Sutton is a writer and editor who lives in Los Angeles. She is a Pitch Wars mentor and holds a bachelor’s degree in creative writing from the University of California Santa Cruz, and a master’s degree in writing from Otis College of Art and Design. Her writing has appeared in CrimeReads, Monday Night magazine, and more. The Lady Upstairs is her debut novel.

Connect with Halley on her website, Instagram, and Twitter.

Halley’s book recommendations:

They Never Learn by Layne Fargo

Miami Purity by Vicki Hendricks

Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey

The Roommate by Rosie Danan

The Return by Rachel Harrison

Also mentioned in today’s episode:

How Contemporary Crime Books are Exposing Society Inequities by Steph Auteri for the Feminist Book Club blog

Feminist Book Club podcast interview with Layne Fargo

They Never Learn by Layne Fargo review + interview by Natalia Santana-Pollard for the Feminist Book Club blog

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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: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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