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Lizzie Simon


Detour
2002

Lizzie Simon grew up in Providence and earned her B.A. from Columbia University. Formerly the creative producer at the Obie Award-winning Flea Theater in the Tribeca section of Manhattan, she is now a freelance writer, producer, and frequent guest speaker. Simon is the recipient of a 1999 grant from the Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.

Find on the web: www.lizziesimon.com

The story is whether or not [bank robber Max] Holman can redeem himself for his past mistakes, whether that kernel of goodness at his center will flourish if he works hard enough. And I really enjoyed writing a story that showed him with his struggles.

- Robert Crais
The Two Minute Rule


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