About the Author
Connie Hertzberg Mayo
Connie Hertzberg Mayo’s debut novel, The Island of Worthy Boys (She Writes Press, October 2015), won the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards “IPPY” Gold Medal for Best Regional Fiction. A veteran of numerous creative writing classes and workshops at Grub Street, Inc., Connie has had essays featured in Writer’s Digest, The Broad Side, The Portland Book Review, and The San Diego Book Review. Her first short story,”Little Breaks”, will be published by Calyx Magazine in 2017. She works as a Systems Analyst and lives in Sharon, Massachusetts with her husband, two children, two cats and her heirloom tomato garden.