L.L. Kirchner is an award-winning screenwriter and author of the best-selling memoir American Lady Creature: (My) Change in the Middle East, named one of Bustle’s “11 Books to Battle the Blues.”

   A book critic, essayist and reporter, Kirchner was once simultaneously the religion editor for an LGBTQ+ paper, dating columnist for an alt newsweekly, and bridal editor for a society rag.

   Her writing has appeared in Shondaland, The Rumpus, and The Washington Post among numerous others.

   Her short film was accepted into sixteen festivals and took top honors in three, and she’s working on a pilot based on her second memoir, as well as a historical fiction novel. Since moving to Florida, she’s become a guest host for the Home Shopping Network, and runs the monthly storytelling show, True Stories.

   She still lives with her beloved dog, Hartley, as well as favorite husband. His two grown children live nearby—Miss Lorena was right.

   More at www.LLKirchner.com. Or for the less committed, on socials everywhere @llkirchner_.