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Occupation Young Adult Writer
Location Florida, United States
Introduction Lisa Ann O'Kane is a young adult author and former vagabond who once camped out in Yosemite National Park for an entire summer, an experience that inspired her debut novel ESSENCE (June '14, Strange Chemistry). She is the Zookeeper-in-Residence on, and she is represented by Hannah Bowman of Liza Dawson Associates.
Interests Paddleboarding, walks with my crazy dog Lexi, long conversations with my family and friends, sunsets, epiphanies, a good cup of tea, sunkissed skin and flip-flops, microbrews, clear water, and perfect turns on fresh powder
Favorite Movies "Up", "Garden State", "The Shawshank Redemption", "Office Space", "Love Actually", "The Boondock Saints", "Swiss Family Robinson", "Phantom of the Opera"
Favorite Books Shel Silverstein's "The Missing Piece Meets the Big O", Rachel Smolker's "To Touch a Wild Dolphin", Joseph Heller's "Catch-22", Stephen King's "On Writing", Dave Egger's "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius", Arthur Golden's "Memoirs of a Geisha", John Krakauer's "Into the Wild", Daniel Quinn's "Ishmael", Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games Trilogy", Nancy Lord's "Beluga Days"