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Short Bio

CARLYN GREENWALD writes romantic and thrilling page-turners for teens and adults. A film school graduate and former Hollywood lackey, she now works in publishing. She resides in Los Angeles, mourning ArcLight Cinemas and soaking in the sun with her dogs. You can find her online at @CarlynGreenwald on Twitter and @carlyn_gee on Instagram.

Long Bio

Carlyn Greenwald is a YA and Adult Romance and Thriller author and screenwriter hailing from Manhattan Beach, California. She graduated from USC in 2018 with a degree in English and Film as well as minors in Screenwriting and Forensics and Criminality. She’s worked development gigs at companies including Illumination Entertainment, Mandeville Films, Vertigo Entertainment, and 141 Entertainment. She currently works as Content Development Coordinator at boutique book packager Cake Creative/Electric Postcard Entertainment. Her Adult debut, SIZZLE REEL and her YA debut, TIME OUT, co-written with actor and producer Sean Hayes and producer Todd Milliner, are out now. Her latest release, DIRECTOR'S CUT, will be out with Vintage Books 6/11/24. Her YA Thriller debut, MURDER LAND, will be out with Sourcebooks Fire Summer 2025. When not writing, she’s scouring theme park YouTube, playing video games, and hanging with her dogs. When she’s not writing, she’s deep in pop culture YouTube, gaming, and hanging with her dogs.

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Featured Media Coverage

10/07/22 | Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, to Release Debut YA Novel 'Time Out' | The Hollywood Reporter

10/12/22 | Interview with Carlyn Greenwald | Geeks Out

11/17/22 | The Book Nook: 'Sizzle Reel' is a sapphic, adult rom-com for late bloomers | The Tufts Daily

12/14/22 | 15 LGBTQ+ Books Releasing in 2023 That Should Be on Your Radar | Buzzfeed 

12/19/22 | Most Anticipated Young Adult Books: January - June 2023 | LGBTQ Reads 

1/9/23 | Must-Have Queer Book Releases | The Nerd Daily

1/15/23 | Book Releases: LGBT YA Books of January-June 2023Reads Rainbow

2/13/23 | 25 New and Upcoming LGBTQ Romance Novels You've Got to Read | Buzzfeed News

2/14/23 | Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Romance of 2023 | LGBTQ Reads

2/17/23 | Spring 2023 Children's Announcements: Publishers R-Z |Publishers Weekly 

2/28/23 | Episode 233: Going Bovine | SSR Podcast

3/1/23 |  The On-Sale Calendar: May 2023 Children's BooksPublishers Weekly

3/18/23 | Adult Fiction Debut Panel | Utopia State of Mind

3/27/23 | "Anything Can Happen on Live Television" - Sean Hayes on "Good Night Oscar" | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

3/28/23 | Pick-up of author interview | The Global Herald

3/29/23 | Pick-up of author interview | Greg In Hollywood 

3/29/23 | Queerly Not Straight: 10 LGBTQ+ Books Coming Out This April | Fangirlish

4/5/23 | Here Are 10 April New Romance Releases to Read Next | Book Riot

4/14/23 | 17 More LGBTQ+ YAs Coming Spring 2023!The Rec-ing Ball 

4/17/23 | Sizzle Reel Lets its Romance Be Messy | Autostraddle 

4/25/23 | Book Mail: Fake dating, trans magic, a rap contest, an elite competition, and more! | School Library Journal's Teen Librarian Toolbox 

4/28/23 | 2023 May Queer Releases | Queer Bookdom

4/28/23 | Author interview with Sean Hayes | The Today Show / NBC 

5/1/23 | Most Anticipated May 2023 ReleasesPage by Paige Books

5/10/23 | Sweet Reads: Sunny Book Releases For May!The Honey Pop

5/15/23 | Fave Five: Queer YA Set in GeorgiaLGBTQ Reads 

5/18/23 |  Author interview / Sean Hayes | Vanity Fair 

5/23/23 | New Kids' and YA Books: Week of May 29, 2023Publishers Weekly 

5/24/23 |  Author interview / Carlyn Greenwald The Writing Cooperative

5/25/23 | Author interview / Todd Milliner & Carlyn Greenwald | Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb 

5/25/23 | Author Guest Post / Guest post by Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, and Carlyn GreenwaldSchool Library Journal's Teen Librarian Toolbox 

5/25/23 | Event MentionLos Angeles Daily News 

5/25/23 | Author interview / Carlyn Greenwald | Young Adult Books Central

5/29/23 |  Book ReviewKim's Book Reviews 

5/29/23 |  Author interview / Carlyn GreenwaldReads Rainbow

5/29/23 | Exclusive Excerpt | Theatrely

5/30/23 | Author interview / Carlyn Greenwald | Voyage YA Magazine 

5/20/23 | New Releases and More for May 30, 2023Book Riot 

5/30/23 | Event MentionPasadena Now 

6/2/23 | Read with Pride All Month Long!Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers 

6/6/23 | Author interview / Todd Milliner & Carlyn Greenwald | Out South Florida 

3/19/24 | Publisher's Weekly Rights Report - Murder Land | Publisher's Weekly

3/29/24 | Publisher's Weekly Review - Director's Cut (starred) | Publisher's Weekly

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