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Indies Introduce New Voices interview.
San Francisco Chronicle article.
Literary Rambles interview.
Unleashing Readers post on how I became a writer.
Kidlit Frenzy interview.
Read Now Sleep Later literacy cafe.
Blog series on quiet books at Through The Tollbooth.

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Blurb Bio:
Tracy Holczer lives in Southern California with her husband, three daughters and two rather fluffy dogs. A 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices pick and Indie Next pick, her debut middle grade novel, The Secret Hum of a Daisy, was published in the US by G.P. Putnam’s Sons in May, 2014 and is forthcoming from Konigskinder/Carlsen in Germany 2015.

Short Bio:
Tracy Holczer lives in Southern California with her husband, three daughters, and two rather fluffy dogs named Buster and Molly. She has a deep love for the mountains where she grew up so she writes them into her stories. A 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices pick and Indie Next pick, her debut middle grade novel, The Secret Hum of a Daisy, was written in praise of both nature and family, and all that can be found if you’re willing to hunt for treasure. It was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in May, 2014 and is forthcoming by Konigskinder/Carlsen in Germany 2015. Also forthcoming from Putnam and Carlsen is her second novel, The Natural History of Samantha Rossi in Summer, 2016.

Long Bio:
At eleven years old, Tracy Holczer read Little Women, and decided she wanted to be a writer. Feathered ball-point pen in hand, she wrote short blood-curdling stories and long, angst-ridden poems through the rest of her childhood. When she was a teen, her family moved to Grass Valley, California where she convinced her mother to get her glasses, even though she didn’t need them, so she would look smart. This is where Tracy decided she would be the next John Steinbeck and write about the glory of trees.

When she grew up, she took a few detours and worked as a sales clerk, a credit analyst, and a waitress in a honky-tonk bar. Somewhere in there, single momhood happened, so she added impersonating Santa Claus and Spider Assassin to her list of jobs. Eventually, she ended up in Southern California, married a General Contractor and lived happily ever after where she doesn’t have to sell ties, crunch numbers or wear a long white beard. Instead, Tracy gets to raise her three daughters from home, plan things like the Halloween Carnival for the PTA, and write stories.

A 2014 Indies Introduce New Voices and Indie Next pick, Tracy’s middle grade debut, The Secret Hum of a Daisy, was published in May, 2014 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons and is forthcoming from Konigskinder/Carlsen in Germany in 2015. Hum was written in praise of both the imperfection of family, the perfection of nature and all that can be found if you’re willing to learn from your detours. Her second novel, The Natural History of Samantha Rossi will be published by both Putnam and Carlsen in Summer, 2016.