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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Alison Hammer  

Pen Name: Ali Brady

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction




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Hammer lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Founder of the Every Damn Day Writers, Alison Hammer has been spinning words to tell stories since she learned how to talk. A graduate of the University of Florida and the Creative Circus in Atlanta, she lived in nine cities before settling down in Chicago, where she works as a VP creative director at an advertising agency.

Ali Brady is the pen name of writing duo Alison Hammer and Bradeigh Godfrey. Their first book, The Beach Trap is coming out June 7th, 2022 from Berkley (Penguin Random House)

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