Interview: THE HAWLEY BOOK OF THE DEAD’s Chrysler Szarlan
The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan is in fine bookstores now!
The debut author has an interesting story. She works part-time at Odyssey Bookshop, an independent bookstore in South Hadley, Massachusetts. I love booksellers who become writers because you can bet your ass they read a lot. And reading a lot is the first thing good writers begin with.
Chrysler also has an interesting work history where she has worked as a magician’s assistant. If that doesn’t help someone write a magical tale, I don’t know what else will.
The Hawley Book of the Dead is her first book. And people are already comparing it to A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness and The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe. Why? Because The Hawley Book of…
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