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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hollie Smurthwaite  

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Genre: C:ADULT Fiction



Illinois Connection

Smurthwaite lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hollie Smurthwaite is the author of The Color of Trauma, a romantic suspense novel and winner of the 2020 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project contest for adult fiction. She is active in the Chicago writing community as a member of Off-Campus Writers Workshop, Sisters In Crime, Chicago Writers Association, and a co-organizer for Just Write Chicago, a Meetup group.

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Titles At Your Library


-- ''The Color of Trauma'', *Winner, Soon to be Famous Illinois Authors Project, 2020