Posted on 03/24/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Move over, Delia Owens — there’s a new later-to-publishing author whose debut novel is building serious momentum.
(Again, we kid; the literary world has room for all the talent that exists!)
The Passive Voice shared some snippets from the Wall Street Journal’s profile of Angeline Boulley, whose debut novel, Firekeeper's Daughter, was gaining some influential attention even before its March 16 release.
These would be great victories for an established writer; Boulley, however, is a fifty-five-year-old debut novelist.
Yet the idea of her book — a young adult thriller about an Ojibwe teenager who roots out corruption in her community — came to her at age eighteen, she tweeted recently.
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