from author’s website
Gale Massey’s stories and essays have appeared in the Tampa Bay Times, Crimereads, Sabal, Seven Hills Press, and the forthcoming Tampa Bay Noir and the Saw Palm Literary Journal. She has received fellowships at The Sewanee Writers Conference and Eckerd College’s Writers in Paradise. Massey, a Florida native, lives in St. Petersburg, FL.
The Girl From Blind River received a 2018 Florida Book Award and was a finalist for the 2019 Clara Johnson Award for women’s fiction.
Learn more about Gale from her interview with Tampa Bay Times .
PRAISE AND RECOGNITION FOR THE GIRL FROM BLIND RIVER:
“A gritty debut thriller.” – Foreword Reviews (starred review)
“Poetic and propulsive.” – Kirkus
“A notable debut.” – Booklist
“Crisply paced and stacked with surprises.” – Tampa Bay Times
“A dazzling debut.” –Michael Koryta
“Razor sharp edge.” – Kate Moretti
“A fast-paced, impressive debut.” – Lori Roy
“Smart, sharp and fast.” – Stewart O’Nan
“A knockout debut.” – Ann Hood
“Taut and vivid.” – Steve Yarbrough
”A pitch-perfect page turner.” – Nick White
“A tale you won’t forget.” – Sterling Watson