M Hendrix is the Pushcart-Prize nominated author of two previous books. The Chaperone is her first novel. It was a #1 new release at Parnassus Books, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon and also earned a starred review from Booklist. M holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of Cincinnati, where she was a Taft Fellow. Born in Baltimore and raised in New Jersey, she has lived in twelve states and now makes her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Learn more at mhendrixwrites.com.