Susan Kietzman is a Connecticut native. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Connecticut College and a master's degree in journalism from Boston University. Before focusing on fiction full-time, she wrote in several other capacities—as newspaper reporter, as corporate client wordsmith, as museum fundraiser. She also taught English and public speaking at two community colleges. It Started in June is her fifth novel. Readers can visit her website at susankietzman.com.

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