A.E. Hayes is a published author who has been featured under various pseudonyms in myriad anthologies, poetry collections, music magazines, and newspapers. Her memoir, Shattered: Memoirs of an Amnesiac was released September 2017 and became a #1 bestseller in medical memoir. Her second memoir-style book, Villain, a collection of nonfiction essays, was released May 15, 2018 and was also a #1 memoir, this time in Dissociative Disorders. A.E.’s newest short story, “Her First Fever” was just included in the YA anthology Love at the Edge of Seventeen. Before that, she had short stories published in the anthologies Love Across the Universe and Crazy Little Spring Called Love. She is currently working on her seventh novel – a fictional story about the emotional damage amnesia can cause – as well as working on a collection of supernatural stories for a graphic novel anthology titled The Eynes Anthology. A.E. studied English and Writing at Hood College, where she earned her B.A., and later studied Fiction Writing at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She resides in Maryland with her husband and son, and when she isn’t writing or singing opera, she spends her time drinking far too much coffee, pretending to be a Cylon, and staring at the water in St. Michaels, plotting ideas for several new projects. She is also a member of the Eastern Shore Writers Association. You can find her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ae_hayes, on Facebook at aehayesauthor, or right here on her website and blog.