DENISE GANLEY is a graduate of the Your Novel Year program from Arizona State University’s Piper Center for Creative Writing, has a Certificate in Creative Writing from Phoenix College, and is a Bestseller Experiment Academate. Her supernatural short story “The Relic Expert” placed as a semifinalist in the 2011 Faulkner Wisdom Contest and with Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest 80th Annual Writing Competition (Mainstream/Literary Category). Denise is an active member, and former President, of the Desert Sleuths Chapter of Sisters in Crime. She helps writers tell their stories by serving as a freelance Beta Reader. She’s the creator and host of The Heart-Shaped Books Podcast which was deemed “a literary lovefest” by Phoenix Magazine. Denise loves inclusive, cross-genre stories and is currently hard at work finishing her first novel.
All that is well and good, but this is what makes Denise tick:
Vegan. Life-long Wonder Woman fan. Addicted to peanut butter smoothies and fried rice. Speaker of Blarney. Street art photographer. Guardian of high-maintenance cats. Pluviophile. Fat tire bike rider.