This week on Bloom, join Tall Poppy Writer Katie Rose Guest Pryal for a week filled with fun discussions and giveaways!

On Wednesday, from 9am-4pm, author Piper Huguley will be an all-day guest on Bloom.

On Thursday from 1230p-130p, Emily Colin, author of The Memory Thief and The Dream Keeper’s Daughter, will join Bloom for a lunchtime chat.

And throughout the week, Katie will be hosting giveaways of Tall Poppy author books and special e-book giveaways, including an International Bloom Appreciation Giveaway to show some love to our non-US bloom members!

About Katie

Katie is a novelist, freelance journalist, and erstwhile law professor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is the author of the Hollywood Lights Series, which includes ENTANGLEMENT (2015), LOVE AND ENTROPY (2015), CHASING CHAOS (2015), HOW TO STAY (2017), and FALLOUT GIRL (2018), all with Blue Crow Books. She is also the author of many books of nonfiction, including LIFE OF THE MIND INTERRUPTED: Essays on Mental Health and Disability in Higher Education (Raven Books 2017).

As a journalist, Katie contributes to QUARTZ, THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE (late, lamented) TOAST, DAME MAGAZINE, WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION and other national venues. She earned her master’s degree in creative writing from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins, where she attended on a fellowship. Katie has published many books on writing, including HOW WRITING WORKS with Oxford University Press. A professor of writing for more than a decade, she now teaches creative writing and works as a writing coach and developmental editor.