Marcie Maxfield's voice is fierce, authentic, and personal. Her debut novel, Em's Awful Good Fortune, is based on her experiences living overseas as a tagalong wife. Her play Girls Together Always--a collection of coming-of-age stories about "growing up girl"--won the ENCORE! Producer's Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Maxfield lives in Los Angeles, where she is a teen mentor and teaches writing for a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls through creativity. She is married with two kids, a French bulldog, and two rescue cats named Hunky and Dory. They live in Los Angeles, CA.