KellsClaire Kells was born outside Philadelphia and has lived in Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco since graduating from Princeton University in 2005. An English major, she didn’t start writing fiction until her first year of medical school. Now a second-year resident in the Bay Area, she spends her free time writing stories about love, loss, and adventure.

GIRL UNDERWATER is her first novel.



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