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Liz Alterman

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Liz Alterman lives in New Jersey with her husband, three sons, and two cats.

Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Parents, McSweeney's, and other publications.

She spends most days microwaving the same cup of coffee and looking up synonyms.

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Thanks for asking! A friend and I were swapping scary stories one snowy night a long time ago and—without giving too much away—she shared a t…more
Hi C.G.,

Thanks for asking! A friend and I were swapping scary stories one snowy night a long time ago and—without giving too much away—she shared a tale about how doing someone a simple favor could go horribly wrong. That seed stayed with me for two decades and eventually grew into He'll Be Waiting. I hope you enjoy the story!
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Average rating: 3.72 · 2,111 ratings · 579 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Perfect Neighborhood

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He’ll Be Waiting

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Sad Sacked: A Memoir

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Rejection as Redirection

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Last spring I received an email from a website I'd contributed to in the past. The editors were seeking submissions for a summer issue and the topic was coupling or uncoupling (hat tip to Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin) at midlife. 

Typically, for better or worse, I write whatever moves me. In other words, I don't usually respond well to call-outs or writing prompts. But I

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As the clock ticks down, a potentially innocent man's life hangs in the balance while Susan, the protagonist, tries to piece the past together. But can she trust her hunch when, if it's right, she's been wrong about so much else?

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