Top 10 Debut Authors of February 2022

Top 10 Debut Authors of February 2022

By Nandini

March 14, 2020

Charmaine Wilkerson (Black Cake)


Charmaine Wilkerson is an American writer, based in Italy but she has lived in Jamaica.

Kai Harris (What the Fireflies Knew)


Harris is a writer and an educator. She is from Detroit, Michigan.

Emily Maloney (Cost of Living)


Maloney lives in Evanston, Illinois. She has worked in several sectors such as an ER tech and EMT, pastry chef, tile setter, catalog model

Imogen Crimp (A Very Nice Girl)


Crimp has an MA degree in the subject of contemporary literature from UCL, where she did her specialization in female modernist writers.

Amy E. Casey (The Sturgeon’s Heart)


Casey is from Wisconsin. She does a huge portion of her work on a Smith-Corona Classic 12 Manual Typewriter from 1964.

Emme Lund (The Boy With a Bird in His Chest)


Emme Lund is from Portland, Oregon. She has an MFA degree from Mills College.

Ariel Delgado Dixon (Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You)


Dixon was born and raised in Trenton, New Jersey.

Mary Kuryla (Away to Stay)


Kuryla is a professor, director, fiction writer, journalist, and screenwriter. ‘Away to Stay’ is Mary Kuryla’s debut novel

Kit Mayquist (Tripping Arcadia)


Kit Mayquist is a bi, trans masculine writer who has a BA degree from Portland State University and an MA degree in Medieval History from the University of Iceland.

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo (When We Were Birds)


Banwo is a writer from Trinidad and Tobago. She did her MA in Creative Writing program