Mira Grant

in Martinez, California, The United States
January 05, 1978




Mira also writes as Seanan McGuire.

Born and raised in Northern California, Mira Grant has made a lifelong study of horror movies, horrible viruses, and the inevitable threat of the living dead. In college, she was voted Most Likely to Summon Something Horrible in the Cornfield, and was a founding member of the Horror Movie Sleep-Away Survival Camp, where her record for time survived in the Swamp Cannibals scenario remains unchallenged.

Mira lives in a crumbling farmhouse with an assortment of cats, horror movies, comics, and books about horrible diseases. When not writing, she splits her time between travel, auditing college virology courses, and watching more horror movies than is strictly good for you. Favorite vacation spots include Seatt

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Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)

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October 2013, Mira Grant
"Her Favorite Books About Creepy Crawlies!: Genetically engineered tapeworms run amok in Parasite, a new work of horror from an author who adores all things gross and slimy." ...More

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“The difference between the truth and a lie is that both of them can hurt, but only one will take the time to heal you afterward.”
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“My mother once told me that no woman is naked when she comes equipped with a bad mood and a steady glare.”
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“Our story opens where countless stories have ended in the last twenty-six years: with an idiot -- in this case, my brother, Shaun -- deciding it would be a good idea to go out and poke a zombie with a stick to see what happens.”
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