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Susan M. Gaines

Susan M. Gaines is the author of the nerd novels "Accidentals" and "Carbon Dreams," as well as the science narrative "Echoes of Life: What Fossil Molecules Reveal About Earth History." Her stories have appeared in the "North American Review," "Missouri Review," "Best of the West," and other anthologies, and been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. She is founding director of the Fiction Meets Science Program at the University of Bremen in Germany. "Accidentals" was released on March 10th, 2020, and Susan is currently “sheltering in place” at Jean’s house in northern California, after her U.S. book tour was canceled.