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Heather Siegel

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Heather Siegel is a the author of the coming-of- age memoir, OUT FROM THE UNDERWORLD, which placed as a finalist in Foreword Reviews 2016 INDIES Book of the Year Award. Her newest work, THE KING & THE QUIRKY, a Memoir of Love, Marriage, Domesticity, Feminism and Self releases April 29th, 2020. She holds an
MFA in nonfiction from The New School, and teaches academic writing and creative writing through @creativewritinglongisland, and through continuing education programs. Her work has appeared in Salon.com, The Flexible Persona, Entrophy Magazine, and on popular sites such as ScaryMommy and YourTango. She lives with her family on Long Island in a farmhouse that always needs something fixed.

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Average rating: 4.38 · 84 ratings · 40 reviews · 2 distinct worksSimilar authors
Out from the Underworld

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I find it amazing how Heather Siegel wove her words is such a way as to make this horrifying tale of child neglect read as if an unputdownable fiction. That is truly talent.
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Loved this book from start to finish. Read it alongside my eight year old. She said it's her favorite book so far- better than Diary of A Wimpy Kid (also good). Brava to Cece Bell for her courage and artistry. We sighed and giggled the whole way thro ...more
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Out From Underworld is my second true story book that I read so far this year. This second true story book is different from my first true story that I read. This book is so much emotional. You need to pre..." Read more of this review »
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"Out From The Underworld by Heather Siegel was an amazing book that at times shocked me that it is a true story. It was so shocking at times that I wanted to stop reading but I also couldn’t stop reading because I had to know what happened next. I..." Read more of this review »
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