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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Andromeda Romano-Lax  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1970 in Chicago, Illinois

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Romano-Lax was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Andromeda Romano-Lax worked as a freelance journalist and travel writer before writing fiction. She is co-editor of an anthology, ''Travelers’ Tales Alaska''. Her own work has appeared in travel anthologies and been published in a wide range of magazines and newspapers. The co-founder of the nonprofit statewide literary organization, ''49 Alaska Writing Center,'' Romano-Lax now teaches for the Center. She also teaches fiction in the University of Alaska Anchorage low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program, in Antioch University's Inspiration to Publication program, and as a freelance book coach. Currently, she divides her time between Alaska, Mexico and Asia.


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