Feeling stuck? Caught in the dregs of self-doubt and too-much planning? AE Osworth is here to save us all with Joy First Drafting (seriously, give it a try).
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A.E. Osworth is a transgender novelist whose debut, WE ARE WATCHING ELIZA BRIGHT was long listed for The Center For Fiction First Novel Prize, The Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize, and The Tournament of Books; it was a finalist for The Oregon Book Award. They are currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University, where they teach both fiction and nonfiction. Their next book, AWAKENED, about a coven a transgender witches fighting artificial intelligence with magic, is forthcoming from Grand Central Publishing in March 2025.