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Elizabeth L Silver

Elizabeth L Silver is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Execution of Noa P. Singleton, published by The Crown Publishing Group of Random House.  The Execution of Noa P. Singleton was an Amazon Best Book of the Year, Amazon Best Debut of the Month, a Kirkus Best Book of the Summer, Kansas City Star Best Book of the Year, Oprah Ten Books to Pick up Now, and selection for the Target Emerging Author Series. The Execution of Noa P. Singleton has been optioned for film by ImageMovers Production Company (Robert Zemeckis) and will be translated into Polish, French, Japanese, Russian, and Korean.Elizabeths writing has appeared in McSweeneys, The Huffington Post, The Los Angeles Review, The Millions, and others.  A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, the MA program in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia in England, and Temple University Beasley School of Law, Elizabeth has taught English as a Second Language in Costa Rica, writing and literature at Drexel University and St. Josephs University in Philadelphia, and worked as an attorney in California and Texas, where she was a judicial clerk for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Born and raised in New Orleans and Dallas, she currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter
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